DEV-0395D2: DEV-0395D2 Roman coin of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-0395D2

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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a sestertius of the emperor Commodus (180 - 192 AD). THe coin was minted in Rome, c.186 - 192 AD.

Notes:

Recorded at Exeter University Open Day, June 2011

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 186
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.59 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head, right
Obverse inscription: [ ] FE [ ]

Reverse description: Female standing left
Reverse inscription: [ ] SC

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: Friday 15th July 2011
Updated: Thursday 21st July 2011

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