NLM-C1D6BA: Roman Coin: Dupondius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C1D6BA

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

Copper alloy coin. Dupondius of Hadrian (117-138), mint of Rome, possibly RIC vol. 2 no. 600, issue of 119-121 (cf. Moorhead nd. Page 82, fig. 2).

Obverse description: Radiate head right, line of pearl-like curls at brow.

Obverse inscription: [--]TRAIANVS HADRIANVS[---]

Reverse description: Draped female figure standing facing, left hand holds up ?mirror or flower?

Diameter: 25.9mm, Weight: 11.57gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.57 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43193

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate head right, line of pearl-like curls at brow
Obverse inscription: [--]TRAIANVS HADRIANVS[---]

Reverse description: Draped female figure standing facing, left hand holds up ?cornucopiae?

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 600A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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