BH-436093: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-436093

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A corroded and slightly worn silver Denarius of Hadrian; PM TRP COS II (Fortuna seated left) reverse type; minted at Rome in AD 118; RIC no. 41. Measures 17.6mm in diameter, 1.8mm in thickness and weighs 2.38g.

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 118

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 08/8 - 1

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 on left shoulder.

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: PM [T]RP CO[S I]I [F]OR[T R]ED (in exergue)

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

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 345, no. 41

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: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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