DEV-2472C3: Roman coin: Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: DEV-2472C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to AD 148-149 (Reece period 7). COS IIII S.C. reverse type, depicting Aequitas stood left, holding scales and cornucopia and with S C across fields. Mint of Rome. RIC III, pg. 133, no. 855.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 148
Date to: Exactly AD 149

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 15.61 g
Diameter: 31.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Thursday 30th March 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017254

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Head right, laur.
Obverse inscription: [ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P T]R P XII

Reverse description: Aeqitas standing left with scales and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [COS IIII]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Stinsford CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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