SOM-8D7079: Roman Coin: Setertius of an Uncertain emperor

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Unique ID: SOM-8D7079

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Sestertius of an uncertain ruler, probably dating to c. AD 44-200. Uncertain reverse type and mint. The coin has been pierced with a drilled perforation at 3 o'clock.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 200
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 13.83 g
Diameter: 31.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Saturday 26th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019057

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: Traces of right facing bust.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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