CORN-96CAD2: Roman coin: sestertius of Antoninus Pius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-96CAD2

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

Brass sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), but too worn to make out reverse details

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 10.48 g
Diameter: 29.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2000 - Thursday 31st August 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 facing right
Obverse inscription: [ANTONI]NVS AVG [PIVS PP TRP...]

Reverse description: legs left - possibly Britannia
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: St. Neot

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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