WMID-7C8A5C: Roman coin: Incomplete sestertius of uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-7C8A5C

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

An incomplete copper alloy sestertius of uncertain Emperor, but of 1st to 3rd Century AD dating. Reverse type uncertain. Probably Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 28.1 mm
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 18.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 18.2 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Wall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0806
Four figure Latitude: 52.65167356
Four figure longitude: -1.88318162
1:25K map: SK0806
1:10K map: SK00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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