ESS-F739D1: Silver Roman denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: ESS-F739D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver Roman denarius of Antoninus Pius. BMC Volume IV, 534.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 145
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 17.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 4095

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: Laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP

Reverse description: Clasped hands holding a caduceus between two corn ears
Reverse inscription: COS II I I

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Broomfield

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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