BH-729576: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-729576

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn silver Denarius of Hadrian, minted in Rome between 119-122AD. Measures 18.4mm, 1.5mm thick and weighs 2.93g.

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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.93 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Donna Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/257 - 19

Materials and construction

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

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, drapery over shoulder.

Reverse description: Salus seated left, feeding snake coiled around altar.
Reverse inscription: [P] M TRP [CO]S III SAL AVG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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