BERK-C00FE2: Roman coin: as or dupondius

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Unique ID: BERK-C00FE2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn and abraded copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of unclear Flavian to Trajanic ruler, possibly Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c.AD 69-96 (Reece period 4). Unclear reverse type or mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 6.93 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Unclear laureate(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
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: White Waltham (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

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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