COIN

Unique ID: ESS-506375

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Roman silver coin: denarius of Antoninus Pius, dating 147-8AD, reece period 7. Reverse type Anonnia with ear of corn & prow of galley. Minted in Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 147
Date to: Circa AD 148

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Digging Up The Past - Passenham held Sunday 29th January 2012 - Sunday 29th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6906

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P X[I]
Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears & placing left hand on modius set upon prow of galley
Reverse inscription: COS IIII
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: South Northamptonshire
Parish: Old Stratford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7839
Four figure Latitude: 52.043919 Four figure longitude: -0.864125
1:25K map: SP7839
1:10K map: SP73NE
WOEID: 12602166
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 10th February 2012
Updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012

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