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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-64F6A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn Roman copper alloy As or Dupondius, possibly of Nero (AD 54-68) and dating to AD 62-68 (Reece Period 3). Possibly [ARA PACIS S C] reverse type depicting an altar with decorated panels and ornamented top, and central double doors. Possibly mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 64
Date to: Circa AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 4.41 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust, left.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Altar.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54292534
Four figure longitude: -1.16504412
1:25K map: SU5883
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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