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KENT-4909D9: Antonine  sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-4909D9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A highly worn copper-alloy Roman sestertius, possibly of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing female figure left holding cornucopiqae and uncertain object in right hand, S C in the field. Mint of Rome.

Measurements: 30mm in diameter, 4.19mm thick and 16.35g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.19 mm
Weight: 16.35 g
Diameter: 30 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Uncertain laureate(?) head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure left holding cornucopiae and uncertain object in right hand
Reverse inscription: [...] III, S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7277
Four figure Latitude: 51.46583209
Four figure longitude: 0.47478827
1:25K map: TQ7277
1:10K map: TQ77NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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