HESH-6C9828: Roman Coin: Uncertain As

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-6C9828

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

A copper alloy sestertius of uncertain Emperor, dating to the period AD 43-250. Reverse type uncertain but possibly depicts a female figure standing left, holding cornucopiae in left, and right arm out. Probably Mint of Rome.

The coin measures 27-30 mm in diamter and weighs 12.9g.

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: Exactly AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 12.9 g
Diameter: 30.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th May 2013 - Sunday 5th May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: possible standing figure, with right arm outstretched holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Edgmond (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6817
Four figure Latitude: 52.74966255
Four figure longitude: -2.47551539
1:25K map: SJ6817
1:10K map: SJ61NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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