HESH-C35807: Roman coin: As of Hadrian

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Unique ID: HESH-C35807

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An As (smallest brass Roman coin) of Hadrian, struck in Rome AD 119-122. Reference: Roman Imperial Coinage: Volume II page 412 ref 573b


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 119
Date to: AD 122

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 10.98 g
Diameter: 25.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust left

Reverse description: Standing female figure (Felicitas) standing left holding cornucopiae and caduceus (a small staff with figure of 8 terminal – similar shape to mirror).
Reverse inscription: PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Peterchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3438
Four figure Latitude: 52.03645792
Four figure longitude: -2.96356711
1:25K map: SO3438
1:10K map: SO33NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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