LEIC-4C7B77: Roman copper alloy sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-4C7B77

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius probably of Crispina, wife of Commodus. LAETITIA SC reverse. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 442, no. 669.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 177
Date to: AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 37 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 31st December 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Crispina
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: right facing female bust with hair in bun
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding wreath and rudder on globe
Reverse inscription: [LAETITIA SC]

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 442, no. 669

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Ibstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4012
Four figure Latitude: 52.7042
Four figure longitude: -1.409457
1:25K map: SK4012
1:10K map: SK41SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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