ESS-6F35C3: ESS-6F35C3 Roman coin: sestertius of Tiberius (probably)

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Unique ID: ESS-6F35C3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy coin: as/dupondius, probably of Tiberius AD14-37, reverse illegible. Reece period 1


Base metal coins of Tiberius are rarely found in Britain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 14
Date to: AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.57 g
Diameter: 27.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 5557

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Ruler/issuer: Tiberius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Bust, left
Obverse inscription: ...

Reverse description: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Stock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6698
Four figure Latitude: 51.656276
Four figure longitude: 0.3984
1:25K map: TQ6698
1:10K map: TQ69NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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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Updated: 8 years ago

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