NARC-9B2C81: Roman coin: a copper alloy sestertius or as, very worn.

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Unique ID: NARC-9B2C81

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

Roman coin: a copper alloy dupondius or as, Very worn. Possibly Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD).

Obverse: unclear bust/head facing right. Legend illegible.

Reverse: female standing left. Legend illegible.

Rome mint. Reece period 7.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.9 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Illegible, bare head bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6063
Four figure Latitude: 52.261901
Four figure longitude: -1.122306
1:25K map: SP6063
1:10K map: SP66SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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