PUBLIC-8F57B1: Roman copper alloy coin

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8F57B1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius of Commodus (AD 177-92), dating to AD 186-7 (Reece Period 9), [MINER VICT P M TR P XIIII IMP VII COS V P P], S C, Minerva standing left, trophy to right. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 427, cf. no. 528.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 186
Date to: Exactly AD 187

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 14.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Simone Johnson
Identified by: Ms Simone Johnson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2009.116.1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMMODVS [ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, holding Victory and spear; trophy to right
Reverse inscription: [MINER VICT P M TR P XIIII IMP VII COS V P P]. S C

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 528
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 427, cf. no. 528

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 2 years ago

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