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Sestertius: CM.3104-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Struck in the name of Hadrian (117-38) (Ruler)
After Roman Empire (State)
Robinsons (Issuer)

Notes

History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 32.4 mm
Image(width): 33.0 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Norwich

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul

Dating

Production date: AD 1971

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Hadrian right

  • Text: HADRIANVS AVGCOSIIPP
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Britannia seated left with shield at side of chair, chin on right fist, legend around

  • Text: BRITANNIA / S C
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3104-2003
Primary reference Number: 159131
Rogers: 1333
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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