COIN

Unique ID: NARC-6C6FE8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Late Roman coin: a copper alloy sestertius of Pupienus (AD 238), VICTORIA AVGG S C, Rome. RIC IV, pt 2, no. 23a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 238

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 3.9 mm
Weight: 17.1 g
Diameter: 29 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Pupienus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bearded bust right: laureate, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG.
Reverse description: Victory standing facing, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVGG / S / C
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IV (II) 23
A resized image of early Roman coin: copper alloy As

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Daventry
To be known as: Overstone

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 30th August 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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