OXON-8D0D39: Roman coin: Sestertius of Sabina

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-8D0D39

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman sestertius of Sabina (AD 128-137) wife of Hadrian, dating to the period AD 128-137 (Reece period 6). [SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P], Draped bust left, head plaited behind head; probably [IVNONI REGINAE S-C] reverse type depicting Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre. RIC 1028.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 128
Date to: Circa AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.3 mm
Weight: 26.6 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2019.049

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Sabina
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust left, head plaited behind head
Obverse inscription: [SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P]

Reverse description: Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre
Reverse inscription: IVNONI REGINAE S-C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3975
Four figure Latitude: 51.4726262
Four figure longitude: -1.43988537
1:25K map: SU3975
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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