COIN

Unique ID: DEV-0395D2

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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a sestertius of the emperor Commodus (180 - 192 AD). THe coin was minted in Rome, c.186 - 192 AD.

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Recorded at Exeter University Open Day, June 2011

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 186
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 13.59 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm
Quantity: 1

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: 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]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Commodus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate head, right
Obverse inscription: [ ] FE [ ]
Reverse description: Female standing left
Reverse inscription: [ ] SC
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

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Created: Friday 15th July 2011
Updated: Thursday 21st July 2011

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