LANCUM-828268: Roman denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-828268

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Denarius of Hadrian, FIDES PVBLICA, Mint of Rome, dating to ca. AD134-138. RIC II (Hadrian), 241A.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 134
Date to: Ante AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.24 mm
Width: 17.07 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.74 g
Diameter: 17.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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
Obverse description: bare bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse description: Fides standing right, holding corn ears and basket of fruit
Reverse inscription: FIDES PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • RIC : II 241A

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Catterall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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