SOM-A9A74C: Roman Coin: As of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-A9A74C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 119 (Reece Period 6). PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C, BRITANNIA reverse type depicting Britannia seated facing, resting head on right hand and holding sceptre, large shield to right. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p.412, no. 577. This is a Coin of British Association as 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
Weight: 9.01 g
Diameter: 25.11 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Dom Chorney
Identified by: Mr Dom Chorney
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22432

Materials and construction

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

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 HADRIA[NVS AVG]

Reverse description: Britannia seated facing, foot on rock, resting head on right hand and holding sceptre to right a large shield.
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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Chickerell CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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