SF-4340B4: SF-4340B4: Roman coin: sestertius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4340B4

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

A complete copper alloy sestertius of Hadrian, dating to the period AD 117-38 (Reece period 6). Uncertain reverse type.

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: 3.86 mm
Weight: 22.75 g
Diameter: 34.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: SF
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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