PUBLIC-C694D8: Sestertius of Claudius (AD 41-54)

Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-C694D8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Claudius (AD 41-54), dating to c.AD 41-54 (Reece Period 2). Reverse: SPES AVGVSTA, Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt. SC in exergue. Mint of Rome. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 128, no. 99 .

Diameter: 30.86 mm Thickness: 2.36 mm Weight: 13.8 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 54

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.36 mm
Weight: 13.8 g
Diameter: 30.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
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: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]R AVG [...]

Reverse description: Spes, draped, advancing left holding a flower and raising skirt
Reverse inscription: SPES-[AVGV]STA, S C (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Claudius 99
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 128, no. 99
  • Sear : 1 page 366 - ref 1853

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Poslingford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7748
Four figure Latitude: 52.1020147
Four figure longitude: 0.58287705
1:25K map: TL7748
1:10K map: TL74NE
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

References cited

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