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Unique ID: BERK-026ACD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy very worn sestertius of either Hadrian of Trajan, dating to the 1st or early 2nd Century AD. The coin is too worn for furhter identification. No photograph.


Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: P564

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 118

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.3 mm
Width: 30.1 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 20.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st/2nd Century AD
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible, standing figure?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3116
Four figure Latitude: 51.84174835
Four figure longitude: -1.55143938
1:25K map: SP3116
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: BERK
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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