BH-B76E75: Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: BH-B76E75

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Sestertius of Antoninus Pius. The coin surfaces are heavily worn and corroded. It measures 32.8mm diameter by 3.5mm thick and weighs 18.95g.

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 138
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 18.95 g
Diameter: 32.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/183 - 5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.

Reverse description: Female deity standing facing right.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Royston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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