WILT-F0AA98: roman coin: sestertius of antoninus pius

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Unique ID: WILT-F0AA98

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A copper alloy Roman as of Antoninus Pius dating to AD 145-161 (Reece period 7). PIETAS AVG reverse depicting Pietas standing left, holding patera in right hand and left arm in fold of dress. Mint of Rome. RIC III, pg. 130, no. 823.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 145
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.31 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHS 2018-05

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.

Reverse description: Pietas standing left, holding patera in right hand, left arm in fold of dress.
Reverse inscription: PIETAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 823
Reverse mint mark: S/C//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cherhill

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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