DENO-160F37: Roman coin: possible sestertius of an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-160F37

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

A copper-alloy Roman coin, possibly a sestertius of an uncertain ruler, dating to the period c. AD 41-260. Uncertain reverse type. Unclear mint.

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 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 10.45 g
Diameter: 30.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Thursday 15th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Falkner
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Falkner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8911

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Unclear.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1550
Four figure Latitude: 53.04705702
Four figure longitude: -1.77770146
1:25K map: SK1550
1:10K map: SK15SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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