DEV-F9432B: Roman coin: sestertius of 1st - 3rd century emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-F9432B

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

A highly worn Roman copper alloy probable Sestertius of an uncertain ruler, probably dating to c. AD 1-260. Uncertain reverse type, with a probable standing figure. Probably Rome mint.

Found together with DEV-F84454.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 16.2 g
Diameter: 31.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018 - Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy Robinson
Identified by: Mr Andy Robinson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Club find ref: NAD460

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Bickington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX7973
Four figure Latitude: 50.54421056
Four figure longitude: -3.70907391
1:25K map: SX7973
1:10K map: SX73SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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