CORN-3CB697: as of Hadrian (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-3CB697

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), Reece period 6, with laureate bust facing right on obverse and what appears to be a bust of Hadrian on reverse with a rectangular collar, but the coin is too corroded and incomplete to be sure.

Cf. BMC III, p.529, pl.97, fig.11, no.1837

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 4.09 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th August 2017 - Tuesday 15th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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 facing right
Obverse inscription: missing

Reverse description: laureate bust facing right with square edge to collar of cuirass
Reverse inscription: missing

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : III, no.1837

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Just (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3834
Four figure Latitude: 50.14804207
Four figure longitude: -5.66875107
1:25K map: SW3834
1:10K map: SW34NE
What3Words: fees.bloomers.outdoor
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found about 20 to 30 metres away from a sestertius of Commodus.
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: Thursday 21st September 2017
Updated: Sunday 24th September 2017

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