HAMP-CEFB74: Roman coin: Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-CEFB74

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and corroded 2nd-century copper-alloy Roman sestertius probably of Marcus Aurelius, probable seated figure reverse, Rome mint (161-180 AD; Reece issue period 8)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.9 mm
Width: 30.8 mm
Thickness: 4.9 mm
Weight: 20.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th May 2011 - Tuesday 20th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3250

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: (Probably) figure seated left
Reverse inscription: [...]S (II), [S] C

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Winchfield CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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