BUC-EE6594: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-EE6594

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Sabina (AD 128-137), dating to the period AD 128-137 (Reece period 6). CONCORDIA AVG reverse type depicting Concordia standing left leaning on column, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 386, no. 390.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 128
Date to: Circa AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.32 mm
Weight: 3.34 g
Diameter: 18.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Sabina
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right with hair in a queue
Obverse inscription: [SABINA]-AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Concordia standing left leaning on column, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: CONCOR-DIA AVG

Reverse mint mark: -//-

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 386, no. 390

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Forty Green

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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