BH-4528A7: Roman coin: sestertius of Trajan or Hadrian (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-4528A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman coin, probably of Trajan (AD 98-117) or Hadrian (AD 117-138). The weight of this coin suggests it is probably a sestertius.

Dimensions: 30.7mm diameter, 3.3mm thick. Weight: 15.39g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: Exactly AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 15.39 g
Diameter: 30.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/76 - 4

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st/2nd Century AD
Obverse description: Head right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Offley

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Wednesday 4th July 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th July 2012

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