BH-4E8A24: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-4E8A24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cracked and slightly worn and corroded silver Denarius of Hadrian. Measures 19.1mm diameter by 2mm thick and weighs 3.13g.

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 128
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.13 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Garner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/195 - 22

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS PP

Reverse description: Figure seated left, holding branch/victory.
Reverse inscription: COS III

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shillington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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