SF-4640C0: Roman coin: copper-alloy As struck for Hadrian

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Unique ID: SF-4640C0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy As probably struck for Hadrian, dating to c. AD 117-138. Reece period 6, mint of Rome. Reverse: completely illegible. The coin has been pierced at c. 3 o'clock on its obverse face. This coin has been attributed to Hadrian based on the appearance of its bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.28 g
Diameter: 24.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Mendham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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