BUC-17D095: A copper alloy Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-17D095

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Hadrian dating to the period AD 134 to 138 (Reece period 6). AEQVITAS AVG reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and rod. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 441, no. 795.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 134
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.43 mm
Weight: 3.78 g
Diameter: 12.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]G COS III [...]

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and rod
Reverse inscription: [AE]Q[VITA]S AV[G] SC

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Three Rivers (District)
To be known as: Sarratt

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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