SOMDOR-D92A84: Roman Coin: Sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-D92A84

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy sestertius, possibly of Antoninus Pius and therefore possibly dating to the period 138-161. Reverse type uncertain.

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.92 g
Diameter: 31.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Right facing, bearded
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Crewkerne (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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