LEIC-2CE476: Roman copper alloy sesterius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: LEIC-2CE476

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius of Hadrian (Sear3663/RIC557var), 33mm in diameter, 1.5mm thick and weighing 18.87 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 118

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 18.87 g
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th April 2007

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
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: right facing laureate, draped bust

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia FORT RED and SC in exergue
Reverse inscription: PONTMA[XTRPOTCOS][..]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Swithland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5513
Four figure Latitude: 52.711875
Four figure longitude: -1.187318
1:25K map: SK5513
1:10K map: SK51SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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