DENO-0429F6: Denarius of Antoninus Pius after death, AD161.

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-0429F6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Marcus Aurelius, commemorating Antoninus Pius, struck after Pius' in AD 161, RIC 436. Diameter 17.22mm, thickness 2.50mm, weight 2.13g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 17.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum entry no. 4722

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bare headed, bearded bust of Antoninus Pius facing right.
Obverse inscription: DIVVS ANTONINVS

Reverse description: Funeral pyre.
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Bolsover (District)
To be known as: Whitwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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