BERK-031863: Possible Roman Sestertius fragment

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Unique ID: BERK-031863

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

A copper alloy possible Roman sestertius dating from the mid-1st to 3rd century AD. The coin is too worn anf fragmentary for further identifcation.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.33 mm
Width: 12.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at West Hanney 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y98

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Hanney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4192
Four figure Latitude: 51.625331
Four figure longitude: -1.409116
1:25K map: SU4192
1:10K map: SU49SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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