SOM-D50D3C: Roman copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D50D3C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161, Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse type, depicting a central standing figure, probably with a sceptre or spear left. Rome mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 131
Date to: Exactly AD 168

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.58 g
Diameter: 29.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Identified by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019936

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
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: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure,
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Alvediston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9623
Four figure Latitude: 51.00637082
Four figure longitude: -2.05838529
1:25K map: ST9623
1:10K map: ST92SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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