DENO-3EB283: Roman coin; sestertius of Commodus; Minerva reverse

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Unique ID: DENO-3EB283

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Roman coin; struck copper alloy sestertius of Commodus; AD 179; mint of Rome


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 179
Date to: Exactly AD 230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 14.2 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E6416

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [LAV]REL CO[MMODVS AVG TRP IIII]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, dropping incense on altar
Reverse inscription: [IMP II COS P P S C]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Perlethorpe cum Budby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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