BH-465463: Roman coin: As of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-465463

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

A copper-alloy As of Hadrian, dating to the period AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Uncertain reverse and mint.

Diameter: 25.7mm; thickness: 2.1mm. Weight: 6.8g.

Notes:

Possible 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: Exactly AD 117
Date to: Exactly AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 6.8 g
Diameter: 25.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/105 - 29

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
Obverse description: (Laureate) head right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

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

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Baldock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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