LEIC-5A2618: Roman coin: dupondius of Antoninus Pius

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-5A2618

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy dupondius, possibly of Antoninus Pius. The coin is in fair condition, is 24mm in diameter, 3mm thick and weighs 11.31g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 11.31 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2019

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2773

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate head of Antoninus Pius right

Reverse description: Female figure standing head left. SC in field

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6917
Four figure Latitude: 52.7462272
Four figure longitude: -0.97928098
1:25K map: SK6917
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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