Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).



Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and corroded copper-alloy Roman dupondius, probably of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period c.AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Unclear reverse type, possibly depicting a seated figure? Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 5.06 g
Diameter: 23.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear, possible seated figure?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shottesbrooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8478
Four figure Latitude: 51.49471271
Four figure longitude: -0.79139487
1:25K map: SU8478
1:10K map: SU87NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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.

Similar objects

Find number: PUBLIC-F088C7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A very worn and corroded Roman copper-alloy sestertius of uncertain late-1st to early-2nd century AD type, possibly of Hadrian (AD 117-138), d…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-C77E4B
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete and worn Roman copper-alloy dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period c. AD 117-128 (Reece period 6). Unclear reve…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-9BBC76
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A complete and corroded Roman copper-alloy dupondius / as of Hadrian (AD117-138), dating to the period AD117-138 (Reece period 6). Unclear re…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.