DENO-2D9D57: Possible Roman coin: dupondius or as of an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-2D9D57

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and highly worn copper alloy coin; possibly a Roman as or dupondius of uncertain ruler, dating to the AD c. 41 - 260. Uncertain reverse type. Uncertain mint. Approximately 50% of the flan remains.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8916

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Indiscernible.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Indiscernible.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: East Drayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7875
Four figure Latitude: 53.26626939
Four figure longitude: -0.83199924
1:25K map: SK7875
1:10K map: SK77NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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