ESS-3F82C3: Roman coin: As of uncertain

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Unique ID: ESS-3F82C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: Copper alloy as of uncertain emperor. The obverse depicts a right facing bust, the reverse an unidentified standing figure between the letters S C. Die axis 6 o'clock. Diameter 25.82mm, thickness 3.42mm and weight 8.99 grams. The coin is worn and corroded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.42 mm
Weight: 8.98 g
Diameter: 25.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust, right.
Obverse inscription: Worn and illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure.
Reverse inscription: S/C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Copford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9323
Four figure Latitude: 51.872172
Four figure longitude: 0.802138
1:25K map: TL9323
1:10K map: TL92SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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