PUBLIC-E9DEA9: sestertius of Antoninus Pius (obverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-E9DEA9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius, probably of Antoninus Pius (AD 131-160), Reece period 7, with outline of head on obverse and standing central figure on reverse but the coin is too worn and pitted to make out any more details.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 10.1 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th October 2018 - Thursday 25th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan Burchell
Identified by: Mr Alan Burchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible and missing

Reverse description: standing central figure
Reverse inscription: illegible and missing

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: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5032
Four figure Latitude: 50.13526966
Four figure longitude: -5.49980675
1:25K map: SW5032
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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