BH-CFCA82: Roman coins: aes or dupondi of uncertain emperors

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-CFCA82

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

Two worn aes or dupondi of uncertain emperors dating to the period AD 43-250. Illegible reverses. Uncertain mints.

1 - bust right; 27.5mm diameter, 6.25 grams.

2 - possibly a radiate bust right; 25.8mm diameter; 5.36 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 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2018 - Wednesday 11th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.04431072
Four figure longitude: -0.17877547
1:25K map: TL2540
1:10K map: TL24SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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