SUR-B4C9A4: Denarius of Antoninus Pius (obv)

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Unique ID: SUR-B4C9A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A denarius of Antoninus Pius, struck AD 140. Issued in AD 140 in honour of his son, the future emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 05/667

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 P P TR P COS III

Reverse description: Bare head facing right
Reverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS

Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: West Clandon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0350
Four figure Latitude: 51.239891
Four figure longitude: -0.525897
1:25K map: TQ0350
1:10K map: TQ05SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1930 Roman Imperial Coinage: Antoninus Pius to Commodus London Spink and Son Ltd p.78 417a

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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