FAPJW-41D415: Sestertius probably of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: FAPJW-41D415

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy sestertius probably of Hadrian dating to the period AD 117 to 138 (Reece period 6). Illegible reverse type. Mint Rome.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Bosworth battlefield
Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bos 0935
Museum accession number: X.A90.2005.3.0

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: Certain
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

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: Bosworth survey
Current location: Bosworth battlefield

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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