BH-2146F7: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-2146F7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn, corroded, and incomplete silver Denarius of Hadrian. Measures 17.4mm diameter by 2.2mm thick and weighs 2.08g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 119
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hertford 1514 - 13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIAN H[HADRIANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Spes advancing right, holding flower and hem of robe.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P [COS III]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Walkern

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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