NMGW-09AF76: Roman coin: sestertius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-09AF76

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman coin of Commodus, 180-193 AD. A sestertius struck in Rome c. 186-187 AD. The coin depicts Minerva standing facing left and may bears the legend MINER VICT PM TR P XII[II IMP VIII XOS V PF]. The coin is worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 186
Date to: Circa AD 187

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.181.3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Reverse description: Minerva standing facing left
Reverse inscription: MINER VICT PM TR P XII[II IMP VIII COS V PF]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Goring (Civil Parish)

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Bruun, P.M. 1966 The Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol 7. Constantine and Licinius AD 313-337 London Spink and Son Ltd 528

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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