LVPL-BCCEEE: Roman sestertius of Hadrian

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A copper alloy sestertius of Hadrian (117-138). Reverse: [.] S C; Honos standing right, left foot on globe, holding sceptre and cornucopiae. Rome AD121.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 121
Date to: Circa AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.4 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Friday 10th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

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 bust right.

Reverse description: Honos standing right, left foot on globe, holding sceptre and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [….] S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Delamere

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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