BH-1B8DD6: Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-1B8DD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Sestertius of Antoninus Pius. The coin surfaces are worn and slightly corroded. It measures 25.9mm diameter by 2.9mm thick and weighs 7.84g.

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 7.84 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/182 - 18

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: Head right.
Obverse inscription: [ANTONINV]S PIVS ....

Reverse description: Figure stnding left.
Reverse inscription: ......S C

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Buntingford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 7 years ago

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