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Unique ID: CAM-C32756

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy sestertius of Philip II dating to the period AD 244 to 246. PRINCIPI IVVENT SC reverse. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, p. 101, no. 255. Die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 14.59g, diameter is 30.13mm and thickness is 3.46mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 244
Date to: Circa AD 246

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 3.46 mm
Weight: 14.59 g
Diameter: 30.13 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD no.36975.

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: Philip II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Obverse shows bare headed , draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [M IV]L PHILIPPVS CAES
Reverse description: Philip II advancing right, holding globe and spear
Reverse inscription: PR[IN]CIPI IVVENT SC
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Cambridgeshire
District: Huntingdonshire
To be known as: Saint Ives Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 16th April 2012
Updated: Tuesday 24th April 2012

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