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Sestertius: CM.6.315-1933

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Maker(s)

Hadrian (117-138) (Ruler)
Roman Empire (State)
Rome (Mint)

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 33 mm
Image(width): 33 mm
Weight: 27.98 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-06) by de Pass, Alfred A.

Dating

0119 - 138 0138

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6.315-1933
Primary reference Number: 84931
BMC: III.425.1264
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Wednesday 4 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sestertius" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/84931 Accessed: 2022-01-19 23:42:07

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