LEIC-400E60: Roman copper alloy sestertius

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Unique ID: LEIC-400E60

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius, probably of Domitian, 33mm in diameter, 4mm thick and weighing 18.68grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 1
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 18.68 g
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: right facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: standing female figure with right hand outstreched left arm leaning on staff or pillar?
Reverse inscription: not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Burton Hastings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4190
Four figure Latitude: 52.506361
Four figure longitude: -1.397378
1:25K map: SP4190
1:10K map: SP49SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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