CORN-EA7C85: Roman coin: sestertius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-EA7C85

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

Incomplete brass sestertius, but too worn and corroded to make out any 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 50
Date to: AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 12.8 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th June 2005

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: Probably
Obverse description: too worn and corroded to make out
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: too worn and corroded to make out
Reverse inscription: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5032
Four figure Latitude: 50.13527
Four figure longitude: -5.499807
1:25K map: SW5032
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in an area of the field where Roman coins previously found
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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