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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-249245

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

A copper alloy sestertius, too degraded to identify, 1st - 3rd C AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.96 g
Diameter: 30.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eve Andreski
Identified by: Ms Eve Andreski

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: No detail remains
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: No detail remains
Reverse inscription: [...]

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: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Thornbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6588
Four figure Latitude: 51.58975659
Four figure longitude: -2.50660522
1:25K map: ST6588
1:10K map: ST68NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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