ESS-6403C7: ESS-6403C7 Roman coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-6403C7

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

Roman copper alloy coin: sestertius of Marcus Aurelius. Reece period 8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.2 g
Diameter: 28.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1980 - Friday 3rd September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6306

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right

Reverse description: Seated figure, left

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Halstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8130
Four figure Latitude: 51.939061
Four figure longitude: 0.631703
1:25K map: TL8130
1:10K map: TL83SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Tuesday 7th September 2010
Updated: Friday 1st April 2011

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