My first Roman coin(s)

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I was out last weekend and these two coins revealed themselves. The first was intact but worn and corroded. I'm hoping one of the fantastically knowledgeable members on the forum will be able to make an ID for me. It is 30.5mm diameter, 3.7mm thick and weighs 11g. I tried to make an ID myself and came up with a possible Trajan but I'm probably miles off - I'm not even sure what denomination it is.
Roman_1_Obv.jpg
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I also found a smaller very degraded coin which I also think may be a Roman but again I could easily be wrong.
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Any help would be gratefully received.
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Definitely roman mate nice one
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Hadrian Dupondius. ;)
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Well found there :thumbsup:
That first one is a nice one too :clapping:
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Allectus wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:38 pm Hadrian Dupondius. ;)
Thanks so much A. I knew you'd jump on it. :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:46 pm Well found there :thumbsup:
That first one is a nice one too :clapping:
Yes - thanks. I was a bit shocked to see it fall out of the clod and to feel how chunky it was. :D
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Bet that big coin gave quite a signal, it's a chunky one.
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Jamesey1981 wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 6:44 pm Bet that big coin gave quite a signal, it's a chunky one.
Thanks. Strangely, it was rather an iffy signal with a bit of an iron grunt and I nearly left it. It was around 10” down and the signal got brighter and louder after I took the first spadeful out. Then I felt it might be something good and continued - I’m very glad I did!:thumbsup:
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Is the second one copper alloy or lead alloy?
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Easylife wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 9:30 pm Is the second one copper alloy or lead alloy?
Thanks E.
Actually, I'm not sure how to tell. It doesn't feel very dense in the hand and has slight tinges of copper and green. So my guess would be copper. Does that help with a possible ID?
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Always a good feeling to find a first 👍👍
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Sensorman wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:29 pm Thanks E.
Actually, I'm not sure how to tell. It doesn't feel very dense in the hand and has slight tinges of copper and green. So my guess would be copper. Does that help with a possible ID?
It's a barbarous radiate, turn the top image slightly to the right and you will see the bust and radiate crown :thumbsup:
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Well done on your first Roman !
Good feeling, a first. :thumbsup:

Well found and well saved.

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alloverover wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 1:03 pm It's a barbarous radiate, turn the top image slightly to the right and you will see the bust and radiate crown :thumbsup:
Thanks. Yes, I can see it now - it certainly helps to know what you’re looking for. I’ve just been reading up about barbarous radiates - fascinating! Thanks to you I feel a lot more clued up and have a better idea of the tell-tale characteristics to look for. :D
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Reiver wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:08 pm Well done on your first Roman !
Good feeling, a first. :thumbsup:

Well found and well saved.

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Thanks Reiver, yes it was a great feeling and even better now you very helpful folks on this site have made the IDs for me. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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