LANCUM-D791A1: LANCUM-D791A1: Early Roman sestertius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: LANCUM-D791A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy sestertius of Hadrian (AD 117-138) (Reece Period 6), reverse unclear. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 117
Date to: Exactly AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.95 mm
Width: 31.69 mm
Thickness: 3.88 mm
Weight: 18.45 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Unclear figure standing
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Carnforth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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