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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B0C485

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

A heavily corroded copper-alloy Roman sestertius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD type, c.43-260 AD. Reverse type is illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 15.29 g
Diameter: 32.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Uncertain bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bedfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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