LVPL-83B563: Copper alloy Roman coin, possibly sestertius, emperor unknown

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-83B563

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Roman coin, possibly sestertius, emperor unknown. Obv: Bust right; illegible. Rev: Unclear figure standing; illegible.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.67 mm
Weight: 17.1 g
Diameter: 29.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Unclear figure standing.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Collingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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