COIN

Unique ID: ESS-6403C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius. Reece period 8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 18.2 g
Diameter: 28.93 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1980 - Friday 3rd September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6306

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate bust, right
Reverse description: Seated figure, left
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of ESS-6403C7 Roman coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Braintree
Parish: Halstead

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8130
Four figure Latitude: 51.939061 Four figure longitude: 0.631703
1:25K map: TL8130
1:10K map: TL83SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Updated: Friday 1st April 2011

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