LEIC-031D44: Roman  copper alloy sestertius

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Unique ID: LEIC-031D44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius, very worn, probably of Hadrian (117-38), reverse unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 16.46 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: right facing bearded bust
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: standing female figure flanked by S C
Reverse inscription: not visible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Twycross (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3406
Four figure Latitude: 52.650672
Four figure longitude: -1.498867
1:25K map: SK3406
1:10K map: SK30NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Covmoles Rally

References cited

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Audit data

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

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