NMGW-EA2254: Sestertius

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Unique ID: NMGW-EA2254

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Corroded and worn, Roman Empire, Galba (AD68-9) or Vespasian (AD69-79), Sestertius, Rome. Obverse unclear; reverse: ROMA S C; Roma Standing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sian Williams
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2006.118.3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: [ROMA S C]
Reverse inscription: Roma standing

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Portskewett (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4990
Four figure Latitude: 51.606513
Four figure longitude: -2.737832
1:25K map: ST4990
1:10K map: ST49SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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