CORN-FCC5D2: reverse of sestertius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-FCC5D2

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

Brass sestertius of Commodus? (AD 175-192)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 175
Date to: AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 19.08 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Obverse description: Bearded head facing right but too worn to make out
Obverse inscription: [M COMMODVS ANT…] illegible

Reverse description: Figure of Roma, helmeted, draped, seated left holding Victory in right and inverted spear in left and shield resting at right side
Reverse inscription: [R]OMA[E.AE...] S C in field to the left and right of figure

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Padstow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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