PUBLIC-EB5E47: PUBLIC-EB5E47-Copper alloy Roman Sestertius

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-EB5E47

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very corroded copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), probably dating to the period c.AD 148-151 (Reece period 7). [C]OS-[IIII], S C reverse type, possibly depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 133, no. 855 passim for the possible reverse type.

Diameter: 32.8mm Weight: 17.8gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 148
Date to: Circa AD 151

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 17.8 g
Diameter: 32.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Unclear laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [C]OS-[IIII], S C

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Paddock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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