LANCUM-486866: Early Roman sestertius, possibly of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-486866

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Roman sestertius of Hadrian dating from c. AD117-138. Very worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.01 mm
Weight: 16.28 g
Diameter: 31.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th January 2001

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS]

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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