CORN-030996: sestertius of Antoninus Pius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-030996

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

Brass sestertius, possibly of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), mint of Rome

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 10.02 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th June 2010 - Saturday 12th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: bust or head facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: female figure standing left holding cornucopiae in left arm
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5032
Four figure Latitude: 50.13527
Four figure longitude: -5.499807
1:25K map: SW5032
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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