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Objects Database

This database lists many of the objects found along the Antonine Wall.
  • Found
  • Date
  • Held
  • Accession number
  • Material
  • Dimensions
  • Video
  • Sestertius of Hadrian

    Bar Hill Fort
    AD 42 - 180
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM 35392
    Brass
  • Sestertius of Commodus

    Twechar
    177 - 192 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1960.21
    Tin
    D 2.9cm

    Obverse: bust, possibly of Commodus.

    ISSU COMMODUS? Rome

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.108.9, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.172.27, PUBL MACDONALD, G., 1905
  • Sestertius of Trajan

    Twechar
    98 - 117 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1960.13
    Tin
    D 3.1cm

    Obverse: bust of Trajan, laureate, right, draped left shoulder. Leg; IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANOAVG GER DAC P M TR PCOS V P P
    Reverse: female figure, seated left, possibly Salus Leg; S P Q R  O[PTIMO PRINCIPI]  S C

    Die Axis 180

    ISSU TRAJAN Rome

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.108.9, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.169.7, PUBL MACDONALD, G., 1905
  • Sestertius of Hadrian

    Twechar
    142 - 180 AD
    Hunterian Museum
    GLAHM F.1936.1065
    Tin

    Obverse: bust of Hadrian, laureate, right; slight drapery on left shoulder. Leg; IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG 
    Reverse: Fortuna, seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Leg; PONT MAX TR POT COS II S C   FORT RED (in exergue)

    die-stamped on obverse

    ISSU HADRIAN 118 A.D. Rome

    RIC 551a

    Context:
    Bar Hill Fort
    References: PUBL MACDONALD, G. & PARK, A. 1906 p.109.24, PUBL ROBERTSON, A., SCOTT, M. & KEPPIE, L. 1975 p.172.23