NARC-8F97A7: Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-8F97A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A 2nd-century Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 138
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.5 mm
Width: 30.1 mm
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 22.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003 - Saturday 31st May 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG . PI[VS P.P. TR.P.] ?VII

Reverse description: Female deity seated left, right arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: SC (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Islip (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9977
Four figure Latitude: 52.382096
Four figure longitude: -0.546926
1:25K map: SP9977
1:10K map: SP97NE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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