WAW-202CDD: Roman coin: sesterius of an unknown Emperor (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-202CDD

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

Roman coin: A probable copper-alloy sesterius dating to the first to mid third centuries. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 27 BC
Date to: Exactly AD 269

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.94 g
Diameter: 34.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th April 2015 - Thursday 30th July 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust facing right, but the details are not clear.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.

Reverse description: The reverse is not visible due to wear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Newbold Pacey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3157
Four figure Latitude: 52.21035377
Four figure longitude: -1.54773862
1:25K map: SP3157
1:10K map: SP35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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