KENT-A796CD: A sestertius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: KENT-A796CD

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A worn Roman sestertius of Hadrian (117-138), dating to c.134-138 AD (Reece Period 6). [RESTITV]TORI GAL[LIAE S C] reverse type Hadrian (togate) standing right, reaching out with right hand to Gaul seated left,. As RIC vol.II no. 950.

Measurements: 32.78mm in diameter, 3.91mm thick and 22.85g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 134
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.91 mm
Weight: 22.85 g
Diameter: 32.78 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

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
Obverse inscription: [HA]DRIANVS-[AVG COS III P P]

Reverse description: Hadrian, Togate standing right holding roll in left hand and extending right hand to raise seated Gaul
Reverse inscription: [RESTITV]TORI GAL[LIAE S C]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II Hadrian 950

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Lyminge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1540
Four figure Latitude: 51.11893097
Four figure longitude: 1.07070705
1:25K map: TR1540
1:10K map: TR14SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 2 months ago
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