IOW-316B75: IOW-316B75 Roman Coin: Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: IOW-316B75

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period, AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Mint of Rome.

Obverse: [ ]; Bust right
Reverse: [ ]; Illegible

Diameter: 28.3mm. Weight: 13.46g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.46 g
Diameter: 28.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000 - Wednesday 31st December 2003

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-21-11

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [ ]

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: 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

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Updated: 7 years ago

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