IOW-04F714: IOW-04F714 Roman Coin: Sestertius (probably)

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-04F714

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy coin, probably a sestertius, c. 41-250. Obverse and reverse illegible.


Class: Sestertius (probably)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.1 mm
Width: 23.6 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 9.25 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th July 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-2-257

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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