PUBLIC-BBA37A: PUBLIC-BBA37A Roman coin, sestertius of an unknown Emperor

Rights Holder: Roger Thomas
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-BBA37A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily corroded copper-alloy Roman coin, probably a sestertius of an uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 41 - 260. Both faces are illegible due to extensive post-depositional damage and corrosion.

The coin is 28.0mm in diameter, 3.6mm thick, and weighs 10.1g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 10.1 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017 - Friday 15th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Roger Thomas
Identified by: Mr Roger Thomas
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: St. Osyth

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
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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