BH-E29FCB: Roman coin: as or dupondius of an uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-E29FCB

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

A copper-alloy as or dupondius of an uncertain emperor dating to the period AD 43-250. Uncertain reverse depicting a standing figure facing left holding a transverse sceptre. Unclear mint.

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: 1
Weight: 5.69 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2018 - Monday 30th April 2018

Personal details

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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: Standing figure facing left holding a transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: S/C//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
Parish or ward: Flamstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0816
Four figure Latitude: 51.83218197
Four figure longitude: -0.4340736
1:25K map: TL0816
1:10K map: TL01NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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