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Unique ID: WAW-2B5D98

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

An extremely worn copper alloy sestertius coin. Reverse type unknown due to wear.

Mint: unknown.

Obverse description: very worn radiate facing right.

Obverse inscription: […..]AIAN[……]

Diameter: 28mm. Thickness: 2mm. Die axis: unknown.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 10.5 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th August 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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate facing right.
Obverse inscription: [....]AIAN[....]

Reverse description: Unknown due to wear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Kineton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3550
Four figure Latitude: 52.14718462
Four figure longitude: -1.4899217
1:25K map: SP3550
1:10K map: SP35SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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