NARC-3BC056: Roman sestertius, obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-3BC056

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

A very worn Roman copper-alloy sestertius, probably of Marcus Aurelius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.6 mm
Weight: 21.5 g
Diameter: 29.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bearded laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: ...S AVG...

Reverse description: Indiscernible (galley? trophy?)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9385
Four figure Latitude: 52.455046
Four figure longitude: -0.632827
1:25K map: SP9385
1:10K map: SP98NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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