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COIN

Unique ID: BM-ABCFBB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded copper-alloy Roman sestertius of uncertain probable late-1st to 2nd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 98-192. Reverse type depicting a Standing female figure left holding ?patera, S-C in the field. 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: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 15.82 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 16/0691

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st/2nd Century AD
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Uncertain bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure left holding ?patera, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 1 week, 5 days ago

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