WMAS-6A8196: Roman Coin: A Denarius of Antonius Pius (obverse and reverse view).

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Unique ID: WMAS-6A8196

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Antoninus Pius. Minted in Rome, A.D.140-143.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 140
Date to: AD 143

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004-78/59

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head, laureate, right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONIN[V]S A[VG PIVS PP]

Reverse description: Standing female figure (Moneta), standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [M]ON[ETA AVG]. COS III (in ex.)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6424
Four figure Latitude: 51.913359
Four figure longitude: -2.524779
1:25K map: SO6424
1:10K map: SO62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: WMAS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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