LEIC-182F87: Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Antoninus Pius struck under Marcus Aurelius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-182F87

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy Sestertius of Antoninus Pius, struck under Marcus Aurelius dating to AD 161 (Reece Period 7). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting four tiered funeral pyre. RIC 1266, type 4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 20 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Certain
Obverse description: right facing bareheaded bust
Obverse inscription: DIVVSANTONINVS

Reverse description: Four tiered funeral pyre SC in exergue
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Knapwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3360
Four figure Latitude: 52.22215748
Four figure longitude: -0.05438244
1:25K map: TL3360
1:10K map: TL36SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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