HESH-F6CB04: Roman: Copper alloy As most probably of Hadrian

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Unique ID: HESH-F6CB04

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Copper alloy As most probably of Hadrian (117-138 AD). Struck at the mint in Rome probably between 134-138 AD. The coin is rolled in the plough and the edges and inscription is mostly lost.

RIC Vol 2 p444 ref: 833

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 134
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 6.31 g
Diameter: 24.2 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate crowned head facing right.
Obverse inscription: [HADRI]AN[VS AVG COS III P P ]

Reverse description: Seated figure (Salus) facing left holding a patera in extended hand feeding snake (lost on coin) curled around an altar
Reverse inscription: SALVS [AVG] / S C

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

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 833

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hay-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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