DEV-734B24: Roman coin: first or second century sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-734B24

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to AD 119 (Reece Period 6), [PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C]; Jupiter seated left. Mint of Rome. RIC II, pp. 410-11, cf. nos. 561a-b.

Notes:

Finder's ref: no 19

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 119

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29 mm
Width: 28 mm
Weight: 19.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head / bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAESAR TRAIAN(VS) HADRIANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: [PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • RIC : II 561a-b

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Stoke Gabriel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8656
Four figure Latitude: 50.392797
Four figure longitude: -3.605139
1:25K map: SX8656
1:10K map: SX86NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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