CAM-4A95C6: Roman Coin : A Worn Copper-alloy Sesterius

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-4A95C6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy sesterius, probably of Hadiran (AD 117-38) (Reece period 6) Reverse is illegible. Mint of Rome.

Weight is 15.82g, diameter is 31.5mm, thickness is 3.4mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 15.82 g
Diameter: 31.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Obverse description: Unclear head right
Obverse inscription: [ ... ](NVS?) - [ ... ]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Great Gransden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2857
Four figure Latitude: 52.1963842
Four figure longitude: -0.12866928
1:25K map: TL2857
1:10K map: TL25NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: CAM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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