DEV-1731AA: Roman coin: copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus PIus

Rights Holder: Danielle Wootton
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: DEV-1731AA

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

A copper-alloy sestertius, probably of Antoninus Pius, dating from AD 138 to 161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type: probably female standing figure, possibly with left arm outstretched, left. Mint: Rome.

Notes:

Kingsbridge finds day, May 2014.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: To be donated to Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.79 g
Diameter: 30.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd November 1987

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Mr Win Scutt

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 8974.38

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: Head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure, possibly with left arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Salcombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX7338
Four figure Latitude: 50.22832884
Four figure longitude: -3.78187746
1:25K map: SX7338
1:10K map: SX78SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: To be donated to Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: DEV-17026F
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy sestertius, probably of Antoninus Pius, dating from AD 138 to 161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type: probably female standing fig…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DEV-177FAD
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy sestertius probably of Antoninus Pius, dating from AD 138 to 161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type: standing female figure. Mint:…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: DEV-171653
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy sestertius, probably of Antoninus Pius, dating from AD 138 to 161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type: figure seated, left. Mint:Ro…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.