NCL-0C0EC8: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: NCL-0C0EC8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 155 to 156 (Reece period 7). TR POT XIX COS IIII reverse depicting Annona standing left holding corn ears and placing hand on modius on ship. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 56, no. 249.


SF 1504

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 155
Date to: Circa AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2005 - Monday 1st August 2005

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: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II

Reverse description: Annona left holding corn ears and resting hand on modius set on prow.
Reverse inscription: TR POT XIX COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
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: 6 years ago

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