NCL-875C34: Roman Coin:  As of Antininus Pius

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: NCL-875C34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 154 to 155 (Reece period 7). BRITANNIA COS IIII SC reverse type depicting Britannia seated left on rock. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 142, no. 934. This is a Coin of British Association as listed by D. Walker in his study of the Sacred Spring at Bath, cf. Walker, 1988: pp. 294, 297-8, nos. 73-122, 136-288, pls. XXXV-VI.

Notes:

SF 623

Coin of British Association: Antoninus Britannia

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 154
Date to: AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Britannia left, seated on rocks, head propped on right hand, left hand on rock.
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA COS IIII SC]

RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 934
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

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.

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-55FE46
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An as of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 154 to 155. BRITANNIA COS IIII reverse type depicting Britannia seated left on rock. Mint of …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: WILT-8B5195
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper alloy Roman as of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 154-155 (Reece Period 7), BRITANNIA COS IIII S C reverse type depicting Bri…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NCL-F9B505
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy as of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 154 to 155 (Reece period 7). BRITANNIA COS IIII S C reverse type depicting Britann…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.