BH-394D04: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-394D04

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Slightly worn and corroded silver Denarius of Hadrian; Rome mint; AD 134-138; GERMANIA reverse type; RIC no. 303. Measures 18.8mm in diameter and 2.3mm thick. No weight recorded.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 134
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: MS Laura Laakso
Identified by: MS Laura Laakso

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tingrith - 39

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 head right.
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS-AVG COS III PP

Reverse description: Germania standing right, holding spear and leaning on shield.
Reverse inscription: GER-MANIA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

  • RIC : II pp. 375, no. 303

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tingrith

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Tingrith Rally 26.8.07
Current location: With finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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