LANCUM-999A84: Roman coin

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Unique ID: LANCUM-999A84

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sestertius of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar dating to the period AD 139 to 161 (Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse type. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 139
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 14.68 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: [...]CA[?E]S[...]

Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
Parish or ward: Kirkham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4232
Four figure Latitude: 53.781081
Four figure longitude: -2.88168
1:25K map: SD4232
1:10K map: SD43SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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