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Unique ID: CAM-078646

Object type certainty: Certain
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A second century Roman Sestertius of Antoninus Pius c. AD 138 - 161. The obverse shows laureated and draped bust to right. The reverse shows Annona standing right, between modius and prow, holding corn-ears and out-turned cornucopiae.

Class: Sestertius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 138
Date to: AD 136

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.41 mm
Weight: 26.07 g
Diameter: 32.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th July 2004

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Identification Day . Norris Museum . St Ives
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureated and draped bust to right.

Reverse description: Annona standing right, between modious and prow, holding corn ears and out-turned cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: ANNONA AVG SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5171
Four figure Latitude: 52.316341
Four figure longitude: 0.213845
1:25K map: TL5171
1:10K map: TL57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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