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Unique ID: SUSS-5572A0

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

A complete copper-alloy sestertius of Trajan. Reece period 6, mint of Rome.

Reverse; Spes walking left

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 12.3 g
Diameter: 26.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th August 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at SMDC Compton 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of emperor right

Reverse description: Spes advancing left

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Compton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7615
Four figure Latitude: 50.92945493
Four figure longitude: -0.91993923
1:25K map: SU7615
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while searching with a metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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