WILT-B0E164: Roman coin : Denarius of Lucius Aelius

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Unique ID: WILT-B0E164

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Denarius of Lucius Aelius (adopted son of Hadrian). It is 18x17mm in diameter. Minted at Rome 137 AD. Ref. RIC 436(a)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Recorded Devizes NAD 22.7.2006

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Ruler/issuer: Aelius Caesar
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Obverse description: Head of Aelius right
Obverse inscription: L.AELIUS CAESAR

Reverse description: Concordia seated left with patera
Reverse inscription: TR.POT. COS.II. CONCORD

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chippenham

Spatial coordinates

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

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: Thursday 10th August 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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