CORN-75A2B8: obverse of sestertius if Antoninus Pius

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-75A2B8

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

Brass sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161)

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 138
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 13.12 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th April 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: [ANTO]NINVS AVG [PIVS P P…]

Reverse description: female figure draped, standing left holding patera? in outstretched right hand and spear? in raised right arm, so possibly Salus at altar feeding snake as RIC 635
Reverse inscription: illegible apart from S C in field

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)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX0881
Four figure Latitude: 50.597066
Four figure longitude: -4.714276
1:25K map: SX0881
1:10K map: SX01SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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