HESH-EB83E7: Roman: Coin

Rights Holder: Birmingham Museums Trust
CC License:


Image use policy

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

COIN

Unique ID: HESH-EB83E7

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

Copper alloy coin of Roman date - most probably a dupondius or an As of an unknown emperor. The coin is heavily corroded and it is uncertain as to whom the emperor is. The reverse depicts a standing figure holding an unknown object in their right hand. The inscriptions are heavily worn and illegible. Diameter: 30.54mm, Thickness: 3.86mm, Weight: 17.38 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.86 mm
Weight: 17.38 g
Diameter: 30.54 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jake Dolphin
Identified by: Mr Jake Dolphin
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust facing right

Reverse description: Standing figure holding something in right hand

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Buckton and Coxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3973
Four figure Latitude: 52.35165704
Four figure longitude: -2.89699933
1:25K map: SO3973
1:10K map: SO37SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: HESH-3BC50B
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Heavily eroded copper alloy coin of Roman date; the coin has lost it's external edges through abrasion in the soil.The coin is most probably a…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HESH-3C23C4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Heavily eroded copper alloy coin of Roman date, it has lost its external edges through movement in the ploughsoil..The coin is most probably a…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HESH-3C45F5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Heavily eroded copper alloy coin of Roman date, it has lost its external edges through movement in the ploughsoil..The coin is most probably a…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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