SWYOR-C420BA: Roman Coin; illegible sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C420BA

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

A copper alloy Roman coin; an illegible sestertius with surface concretion obscuring all the details. Ruler unknown, dating from about AD 43 - 300. The coin is 32.7mm diameter, 6.1mm thick and 26.61g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.1 mm
Weight: 26.61 g
Diameter: 32.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 29th January 2018 - Sunday 3rd February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3337

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: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Barnburgh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4802
Four figure Latitude: 53.51249793
Four figure longitude: -1.27764537
1:25K map: SE4802
1:10K map: SE40SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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