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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-979592

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), Reece period 7.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right, forked pendant beard, long neck.

Obverse inscription: [---] ANTONI NVS [--]

Reverse description: too worn to identify, but there is a possible standing figure.

Diameter: 31.3mm, Weight: 18.62gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Weight: 18.62 g
Diameter: 31.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Carolina Rangel de Lima
Identified by: Ms Carolina Rangel de Lima

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust laureate right, forked pendant beard, long neck
Obverse inscription: [---] ANTONI NVS [---]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Steyning Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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