LANCUM-B9F48D: Roman coin: Extremely worn sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-B9F48D

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

Extremely worn sestertius, probably dating from the 1st or 2nd century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 11.1 g
Diameter: 32.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

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/2nd Century AD
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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