BH-81E0D2: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-81E0D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn silver Denarius of Hadrian. Rome mint. Measures 18.7mm diameter by 1.9mm thick and weighs 2.83g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 119
Date to: AD 122

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/179 - 1

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.

Reverse description: Felicitas seated left, holding cornucopiae and caduceus (wand of Mercury)
Reverse inscription: P M TRP COS III, FEL P R (in exergue)

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: Ampthill

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

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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