LEIC-956311: 956311 roman sestertius

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Unique ID: LEIC-956311

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

Roman copper alloy sestertius possibly of Faustina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 1
Date to: AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 15.96 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: right facing female? bust
Obverse inscription: none visible

Reverse description: draped standing female holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: none visible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Dunton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5389
Four figure Latitude: 52.49634
Four figure longitude: -1.220757
1:25K map: SP5389
1:10K map: SP58NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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