SOM-2D45EE: Roman coin: sestertius probably of Marcus Aurelius or Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-2D45EE

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

Roman copper alloy sestertius probably of Marcus Aurelius or Commodus, dating to AD 161 to 192 (Reece period 8 or 9); unclear reverse type, figure seated or standing; probably minted at Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.63 mm
Weight: 19.2 g
Diameter: 28.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2018 - Sunday 16th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Mrs Nonn Bound

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017944

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right; curly hair and beard
Obverse inscription: Illegible / none

Reverse description: Female figure, seated or standing.
Reverse inscription: Illegible , S-C flanking figure in field

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Piddletrenthide

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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