LANCUM-1F2554: Roman coin: Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1F2554

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

Early Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius dating from c. AD138-161.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 16.83 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Female figure standing left
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Carnforth

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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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