PUBLIC-BD2ED3: Roman coin: sestertius of Antoninus Pius

Rights Holder: David Calow
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-BD2ED3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy sestertius of the emperor Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece Period 7). The obverse depicts a laureate head facing right and is inscribed [...] ANTONINVS [...]. The reverse depicts a female standing left, holding cornucopiae and another object. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 19.84 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th October 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 13 636

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: A laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: [...] ANTONINVS [...]

Reverse description: A female standing left, holding a cornucopiae and possibly another object Unclear figure
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

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 during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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