ESS-5CA525: Roman Coin : Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: ESS-5CA525

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy setertius probably of Antoninus Pius dating to AD138 - AD161 (Reece Period 7). Reverse depicts figure left. Mint of Rome,


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 137
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 19.06 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 050-C0007

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Figure left
Reverse inscription: [...] I [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston Colville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6351
Four figure Latitude: 52.133262
Four figure longitude: 0.380104
1:25K map: TL6351
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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