PUBLIC-9F1BEA: Roman coin; sestertius possibly of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9F1BEA

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

A copper alloy sestertius possibly of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Obverse type unclear head facing right inscribed [...]. Reverse type unclear inscribed [...]. Mint of Rome.

Notes:

Identified by Dr Sam Moorhead

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.47 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd November 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE17 1249

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear head facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

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 during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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