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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6B902E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 139-161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type depicting unclear seated female figure left with shield and uncertain objects in hands, possibly Roma or Britannia. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 139
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Weight: 22.37 g
Diameter: 33.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Paul Lugg
Identified by: Mr Paul Lugg
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: ANT[...]VS AVG PI-VS[...]

Reverse description: Unclear seated female figure left with shield and uncertain objects in hands, possibly Roma or Britannia
Reverse inscription: [...(NIA?)]

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wrestlingworth and Cockayne Hatley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2647
Four figure Latitude: 52.10698624
Four figure longitude: -0.16162006
1:25K map: TL2647
1:10K map: TL24NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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