HAMP-F0C9B6: Roman coin: Sestertius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-F0C9B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and corroded copper-alloy early 2nd-century Roman sestertius of Trajan, seated figure reverse, Rome mint (103 - 117 AD; Reece Issue Period 5)

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 103
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.05 mm
Width: 33.8 mm
Thickness: 3.35 mm
Weight: 20.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]AVG GER DAC [...]

Reverse description: Seated figure facing left holding caduceus
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473
Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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