LEIC-5D9AA2: Roman copper alloy as of Hadrian, AD 119 (Reece Period 6)

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-5D9AA2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 119 (Reece Period 6). BRITANNIA (in exergue), [PONT MAX TR POT COS III], S C reverse type depicting Britannia seated facing, resting head on right hand and holding sceptre, large shield to right. As RIC II, p. 412, no. 577A.

This is a coin of British Association, struck in Rome for issue in Britain - 39 specimens were found in the Sacred Spring in Bath (As Walker, 1988: p. 291, nos. 1-39, pl. XXXI).

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Hadrian Britannia

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 119
Date to: Circa AD 119

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.76 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: [IMP] CAESAR TRAIANV-S HADRIA[NVS AVG]

Reverse description: Britannia seated facing, resting head on right hand and holding sceptre, large shield to right
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA (in exergue), [PONT MAX TR POT COS III], S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 577A
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 412, no. 577A

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Leighfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8203
Four figure Latitude: 52.6185874
Four figure longitude: -0.79022511
1:25K map: SK8203
1:10K map: SK80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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