LEIC-292386: Roman copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius, 138-61

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Unique ID: LEIC-292386

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius, AD 138-61 (Reece Period 7). Reverse: Standing female figure with rudder and patera/wreath held out in left hand?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 15.01 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Wendlebury #1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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]
Obverse description: Right facing bust
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVSAVG […]COSIII

Reverse description: Standing female figure with rudder and patera-wreath held out in left hand?
Reverse inscription: [...]V[...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Merton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5719
Four figure Latitude: 51.8666749
Four figure longitude: -1.17358811
1:25K map: SP5719
1:10K map: SP51NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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