LEIC-1C8955: Roman copper alloy sestertius of hadrian

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Unique ID: LEIC-1C8955

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius fragment of Hadrian, 117-38.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 8.98 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th October 2009

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

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
Obverse inscription: [TRA]IANHA[DRIANVS[..]

Reverse description: Possible drapery?
Reverse inscription: not present

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Frolesworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5090
Four figure Latitude: 52.505612
Four figure longitude: -1.264792
1:25K map: SP5090
1:10K map: SP59SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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