LANCUM-E5B3C5: Early Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: LANCUM-E5B3C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius of AD156-7 or 157-8 (RIC 3 (Antoninus), 964 or 980).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 156
Date to: Circa AD 158

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.63 mm
Weight: 19.48 g
Diameter: 29.14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG [PIVS P P IMP II]

Reverse description: Annona standing right
Reverse inscription: TR POT XX (or XXI) COS IIII S C

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Clitheroe

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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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