NCL-011DE2: Denarius

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Unique ID: NCL-011DE2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 145 to 161 (Reece period 7). COS IIII reverse type depicting figure left, possibly Pax or Felicitas with branch and caduceus. cf. RIC III, p. 42, no. 130.


SF 1126

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 145
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS [...]

Reverse description: Pax or Felicitas standing left holding branch and caduceus
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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