WAW-3F95AE: Roman coin: sesterius of an unknown Emperor (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-3F95AE

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

Roman coin: A copper-alloy sesterius or as dating to the first to mid third centuries. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 23 BC
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 19.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016 - Friday 21st July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Obverse description: Bust facing right, in high-relief, but details are not clear.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Reverse description: The reverse is not clear due to wear and corrosion but is probably a standing figure.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Tysoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3545
Four figure Latitude: 52.10223389
Four figure longitude: -1.49043439
1:25K map: SP3545
1:10K map: SP34NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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