LVPL-665831: Roman denarius

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Unique ID: LVPL-665831

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD138-161), Reece Period 7. FORTUNA COS reverse type depicting Fortuna standing right holding rudder and cornucopiae. Rome mint. As Sear II, no 4073.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.08 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath
Secondary identifier: Miss Sam Rowe

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONIN[VS AVG PIVS PP] TR [P] (XIX)

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: (FORTUNA) COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Collingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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