IOW-A23A10: Roman Coin: Dupondius or As (uncertain ruler)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-A23A10

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

An incomplete and corroded Roman copper-alloy dupondius or as of an uncertain ruler (c. AD 41-260).

Unclear reverse type.

Obverse: [ ]; Unclear bust.

Reverse: [ ]; Unclear standing figure.

Length: 25.7mm; width: 23.8mm. Weight: 8.57g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.7 mm
Width: 23.8 mm
Weight: 8.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 17th April 2019 - Wednesday 17th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-1-78

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear bust
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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