LVPL-B62A55: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-B62A55

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy As of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the perido AD 119 (Reece period 6).

Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS [HADRIANVS AVG], laureate head right.

Reverse: [PONT MAX TR POT COS III] S C, BRITANNIA (in exergue), Britannia seated facing right foot on rock, her head propped on right hand, holding sceptre in left, large shield at her side to right.

Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 412, no. 577. This is a Coin of British Association with similar examples noted by D. Walker at the Sacred Spring in Bath, Walker, 1988: p. 291, nos. 1-39, pl. XXXI.

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Hadrian Britannia

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.49 mm
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 24.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS [HADRIANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Britannia seated facing right foot on rock, her head propped on right hand, holding sceptre in left, large shield at her side to right.
Reverse inscription: [PONT MAX TR POT COS III] S C, BRITANNIA (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 577A
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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