WAW-71E641: Roman Coin: Sestertius of uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-71E641

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy sestertius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century ruler, dating from circa 23BC - AD269. Reverse inscription is illegible. Reverse shows a seated figure facing right. Obverse inscription is illegible. Obverse shows a laureate bust right. Mint not known.

Diameter: 30.25mm. Weight: 16.7g. Die axis: not known

Find recorded from rally notes.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 23 BC
Date to: Circa AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 16.7 g
Diameter: 30.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2012 - Sunday 16th September 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at RABI Fosse Way Rally 2012

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right, laureate
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Seated figure, facing right
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3764
Four figure Latitude: 52.27291428
Four figure longitude: -1.45916941
1:25K map: SP3764
1:10K map: SP36SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 5 years ago

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