LEIC-CCE514: Roman copepr alloy sestertius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: LEIC-CCE514

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Copper alloy sestertius of Hadrian, 34mm in diamter, 4mm thick and weighing 20.13 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 117
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 4 mm
Thickness: 34 mm
Weight: 20.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st June 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]
Obverse description: right facing laureate bust

Reverse description: very worn, possible standing figure
Reverse inscription: not visible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: not visible

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: Quorndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5616
Four figure Latitude: 52.738739
Four figure longitude: -1.172007
1:25K map: SK5616
1:10K map: SK51NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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