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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-EA3642

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

An early Roman copper-alloy dupondius or sestertius, probably of Marcus Aurelius, illegible reverse, probably struck AD161-80.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.6 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Unclear bearded bust (with tendrils to beard) right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Thursday 12th July 2012
Updated: Thursday 12th July 2012

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