GLO-2E5E34:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-2E5E34

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

~~A fragment of a square copper alloy Sestertius, unfortunately the emperor is unreadable but the remaining detail and shape dates it to the 2nd century. Obverse: Outline of a bust facing right [...] Reverse: no detail remains [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 15 mm
Weight: 10.03 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Outline of a bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: no detail remains
Reverse inscription: [...]

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: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Great Witcombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9015
Four figure Latitude: 51.83352001
Four figure longitude: -2.14652757
1:25K map: SO9015
1:10K map: SO91NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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