IOW-2894B6: IOW-2894B6 Roman Coin: Sestertius (illegible)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2894B6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An illegible Roman copper-alloy sestertius, probably dating to the second century AD.

Obverse: Head right
Reverse: Standing figure left

Diameter: 29.68mm. Weight: 11.45g.

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: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.45 g
Diameter: 29.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-212

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure left

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Updated: Sunday 20th May 2012

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