PUBLIC-0C029F: illegible sestertius 29.9.18

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-0C029F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An extremely worn and corroded Roman copper-alloy sestertius of unclear type, possibly Antonine or later in date, dating to the period c.AD 41-260. Reverse type depicting an unclear standing figure left. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.4 mm
Weight: 13.6 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure left
Reverse inscription: [...], (S C?)

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Herne and Broomfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1764
Four figure Latitude: 51.3336655
Four figure longitude: 1.11375937
1:25K map: TR1764
1:10K map: TR16SE
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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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