COIN

Unique ID: BH-C04597

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper-alloy sestertius of Commodus (AD 175-192); FOR RED P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P S C reverse; mint of Rome, AD 187-188. Ref.: RIC Vol. VIII, p. 425, no. 513.

Dimensions: 28.1mm diameter, 4.4mm thick. Weight: 18.24g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 187
Date to: Exactly AD 188

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 4.4 mm
Weight: 18.42 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/43 - 5

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: [M COMMO]DVS ANT [P FELIX AVG BRIT]
Reverse description: Fortuna seated left, holding rudder-on-globe and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: exergue: [F]OR RE[D]; around edge: [P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P]; fields: [S]-C
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: sestertius of Commodus

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY-SA licence (unless stated otherwise).

Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Lydiard Tregoze

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: ESS-D91314
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A sestertius of Commodus dating to the period AD 186 to 187. FOR RED P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P SC reverse type. Mint of Rome. RIC III,…
Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

Find number: IARCW-63DAFFB04
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Denarius of Commodus (187-188) Reverse: P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P Salus Reference: RIC III Commodus 169
Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

Find number: CORN-A47FF3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy sestertius of Commodus (175-192) dating from c.AD 188 to 189 (Reece period 9), MART PACAT P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P S /…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Created: Saturday 28th April 2012
Updated: Saturday 28th April 2012

This page is available in: qrcode json xml geojson rdf representations.

Social Bookmarking: