WAW-7FEB94: Roman coin: sesterius of an unknown Emperor  (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-7FEB94

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

Roman coin: A copper-alloy sesterius dating to the first to third centuries AD. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.

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 23 BC
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.8 g
Diameter: 28.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Tuesday 29th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Obverse description: Bust facing right, possibly laureate.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Reverse description: Standing figure otherwise unclear due to wear and corrosion.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Cubbington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3269
Four figure Latitude: 52.31817668
Four figure longitude: -1.53197046
1:25K map: SP3269
1:10K map: SP36NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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