IOW-E50A82: Roman Coin: Sestertius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E50A82

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period c. AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Mint of Rome.

Obverse: [...]; Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder.

Reverse type is illegible.

Diameter: 32.0mm. Weight: 22.56g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.56 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th March 2019 - Sunday 24th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-125

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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: […]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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