FAPJW-4389C7: Roman copper alloy sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: FAPJW-4389C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sestertius of an Antonine empress dating to the period AD 145 to 185 (Reece period 7 or 8). Reverse type depicting female figure standing left . Unknown mint.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Bosworth battlefield
Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 145
Date to: Circa AD 185

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bos 1531
Museum accession number: X. A119.2008.32.0

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Female figure standing left with cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Bosworth survey
Current location: Bosworth battlefield

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAPJW
Created: Wednesday 4th July 2012
Updated: 1 week, 3 days ago

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