SWYOR-15E8CF: Roman Coin; illegible As

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Unique ID: SWYOR-15E8CF

Object type certainty: Certain
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An illegible copper alloy Roman coin, probably an As of an unknown emperor, dating from 23 BC - AD 260. The coin is very corroded. The reverse appears to depict two figures holding standards or spears. Mint unknown. Diameter 26.24mm, 1.96mm thick, weight 5.64g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 23 BC
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.96 mm
Weight: 5.64 g
Diameter: 26.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2018 - Thursday 29th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Scriven
Identified by: Mr Chris Scriven
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form number 003292

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Possibly two figures standing facing each other, each holding a vertical spear or standard
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Kelfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5839
Four figure Latitude: 53.84401426
Four figure longitude: -1.11996414
1:25K map: SE5839
1:10K map: SE53NE
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: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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