YORYM-E01943: Roman Coin : Sestertius of an uncertain, possibly Antonine ruler

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Unique ID: YORYM-E01943

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of an uncertain, possibly Antonine ruler, dating to the period AD 138 - 180. Uncertain reverse type depicting unclear standing figure left. Unclear mint.

The coin has been pierced at 3 o'clock on the obverse. The perforation is now obscured by corrosion.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.3 g
Diameter: 32.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06275

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Marton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7583
Four figure Latitude: 54.23721717
Four figure longitude: -0.85078461
1:25K map: SE7583
1:10K map: SE78SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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