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Unique ID: HAMP-8C4CFE

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

A worn sestertius, possibly of Domitian and dating to the period AD 81-96 (Reece period 4). The reverse type is illegible.


This find was recorded at a rally and therefore the identification and photograph may not be of our usual standard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 81
Date to: Exactly AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 21.59 g
Diameter: 35.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 18th September 2015 - Sunday 20th September 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Danebury Midweek Searchers Rally 18-20 Sept 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: David Williams
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 117

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: A bust facing right
Obverse inscription: ...AV]G GERM[...

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3237
Four figure Latitude: 51.13138768
Four figure longitude: -1.54406042
1:25K map: SU3237
1:10K map: SU33NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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