WAW-ED63DD: Roman coin: sestertius of uncertain Antonine ruler (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-ED63DD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Worn Roman copper alloy sestertius of uncertain Antonine ruler dating to the period c. AD 138 - 192. Uncertain reverse type. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.39 g
Diameter: 28.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th July 2018 - Thursday 27th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Possibly
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and bearded.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Reverse description: Standing figure, draped, holding a spear or sceptre to the right and the left arm is out stretched.
Reverse inscription: [ ] / S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6347
Four figure Latitude: 51.22098838
Four figure longitude: -2.53118275
1:25K map: ST6347
1:10K map: ST64NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 27 days ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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