SF-51A3DC: Roman coin: sestertius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-51A3DC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy sestertius, possibly of Vespasian dating to circa AD 69-79 (Reece Period 4). Uncertain reverse type. Unclear mint. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 21 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Sunday 6th June 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: []

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: []

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Higham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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