SOMDOR-581A04: Roman Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-581A04

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

Sestertius, possibly of Faustina (AD 138-161).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.19 g
Diameter: 30.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2006

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr John Davey
Identified by: Dr John Davey

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: not visible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: not visible
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: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Toller Down

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Toller Metal Detecting Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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