LEIC-0437DB: Roman copper alloy Flavian sestertius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-0437DB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy sestertius, probably of Hadrian (AD 117-38), dating to AD 119-38 (Reece Period 6), uncertain reverse. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.31 mm
Weight: 11.48 g
Diameter: 30.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BOS1883
Museum accession number: X.A87.2005.92.0

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: (HADRIANVS AVGVST)VS

Reverse description: Figure standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand
Reverse inscription: [...] S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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