ESS-69361C: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-69361C

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

A copper-alloy As of Antoninus Pius (AD138-61) Right facing laureate bust. There is no inscription on the obverse and no evidence that there was any.

The reverse shows Liberalitas standing. Holding a cornucopiae in her left hand and a scoop for distributing coins in her right. With inscription LIB S and VI. No other inscription exists.

A copper-alloy As of Antoninus Pius (AD138-61) Right facing laureate bust. There is no inscription on the obverse and no evidence that there was any.

The reverse shows Liberalitas standing. Holding a cornucopiae in her left hand and a scoop for distributing coins in her right. With inscription LIB S and VI. No other inscription exists.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.3 g
Diameter: 28.8 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Colin Rose
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Right facing laureate bust. There is no inscription on the obverse and no evidence that there was any.

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing. Holding a cornucopiae in her left hand and a scoop for distributing coins in her right. With inscription LIB S and VI.
Reverse inscription: LIB S VI

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Feering (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8720
Four figure Latitude: 51.84727133
Four figure longitude: 0.71346644
1:25K map: TL8720
1:10K map: TL82SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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