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Unique ID: ESS-0701D5

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

Copper alloy sestertius of Gordian III.RIC 300.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 238
Date to: AD 244

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.45 g
Diameter: 29.72 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Dr Ian Leins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Reverse description: Female figure standing left
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG N S C

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Broomfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Thursday 10th March 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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