LANCUM-4414E5: Roman coin: Sestertius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-4414E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sestertius, Hadrian, Rome, 118-22 AD, RIC II Hadrian 552 or 567.
O: IMP TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate, draped bust right.
R: PONT MAX TR POT COS II[I] S C. Hadrian seated left on platform, handing largesse to citizen mounting steps in front of him. Liberalitas standing on platform beside Hadrian. LIBERALITAS AVG in exergue.

Notes:

RIC 552 (COS II) is more likely

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 118
Date to: Circa AD 122

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 13.54 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th May 2017

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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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Hadrian seated left on platform, handing largesse to citizen mounting steps in front of him. Liberalitas standing on platform beside Hadrian. LIBERALITAS AVG in exergue.
Reverse inscription: PONT MAX TR POT COS III S C

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 567
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Wigton

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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