WILT-A846AF: Antonine Sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A846AF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius, dating to the period AD 178-179 (Reece Period 8) possibly FELICITA-S AVG IMP X COS III P P S-C reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre. RIC Vol. III, no. 1239.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 178
Date to: Exactly AD 179

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.34 g
Diameter: 26.34 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5086

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/C//--
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stockton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9638
Four figure Latitude: 51.14125259
Four figure longitude: -2.05855604
1:25K map: ST9638
1:10K map: ST93NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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