KENT-EF12EF: Roman. Coin. Sestertius unidentified. Obverse view.

Rights Holder: Geoff Burr
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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-EF12EF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, Early-Mid Roman, Struck or hammered, copper alloy - bronze sestertius coin. Obverse: Probable vague laureate bare head right or possible female head. Inscription: Illegible. Reverse: Probable standing central figure. Inscription: Illegible. Die axis: 6 o'clock. Although very worn, fair condition and badly corroded this coin appears to have a rounded square shape which is common to the early 2nd Century. This coin is likely to date to 43AD-250AD. Ref. Coins of England and the UK, Spink 2014, page 50-57. The coin is 27.12mm long, 24.77mm wide, 3.60mm thick, diameter 27.12mm and weighs 8.3g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.12 mm
Width: 24.77 mm
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 27.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Probable vague laureate bare head right or possible female head
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Probable standing central figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Hever (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4646
Four figure Latitude: 51.19457459
Four figure longitude: 0.08808074
1:25K map: TQ4646
1:10K map: TQ44NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

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

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