IOW-7CE3B0: Roman Coin: Denarius of Aelius Caesar

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-7CE3B0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver denarius of Aelius Caesar, 136-8; (TR POT COS II); Salus stg l feeding snake at altar, and holding sceptre; Rome. RIC II, p. 392, no. 434.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 136
Date to: AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th June 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-1-309

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Aelius Caesar
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head r.
Obverse inscription: (L AELIVS CAESAR)

Reverse description: Salus stg l feeding snake at altar, and holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: (TR POT COS II)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 392, no. 434

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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