WILT-E3AAC1: Roman coin: Sestertius of Domitian

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-E3AAC1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Domitian (AD 81-96) dating to the period AD 85-89 (Reece period 4). GERMANIA CAPTA, S C reverse type depicting a Trophy, to right, German captive standing right with hands bound, head left, to left Germania seated left. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), cf. p. 284, no. 274 passim.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 85
Date to: Circa AD 89

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 25.63 g
Diameter: 34.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4902

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: A Trophy, to right, German captive standing right with hands bound, head left, to left Germania seated left
Reverse inscription: GERMANIA CAPTA, S C

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Heddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9767
Four figure Latitude: 51.40202151
Four figure longitude: -2.04451457
1:25K map: ST9767
1:10K map: ST96NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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