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Unique ID: SUR-E547FB

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An extremely worn copper alloy Roman sestertius of uncertain 1st to 2nd century ruler, possibly Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius (AD 138-180, Reece period 7). Uncertain [...] S C reverse type, possibly Salus, draped, standing left, feeding out of patera in right hand snake coiled round altar left and holding sceptre, vertical, in left hand. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Weight: 14.47 g
Diameter: 30.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Reverse description: Female figure standing left in front of altar.
Reverse inscription: [...] S C

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: West Horsley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0751
Four figure Latitude: 51.24814476
Four figure longitude: -0.46831982
1:25K map: TQ0751
1:10K map: TQ05SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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