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Unique ID: SOM-558888

Object type certainty: Certain
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A corroded Roman copper-alloy sestertius probably Antoninus Pius dating to the period c. AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Unclear reverse type depicting a female figure standing left holding in cornucopia in left hand. Probably Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.7 mm
Width: 27.3 mm
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 11.8 g
Diameter: 29.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22391

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]
Obverse description: Bust laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Female figure standing left holding cornucopiae in left hand; right arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: [...], S C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Cullompton CP

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

References cited

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