BH-1E2EC8: Roman coin: denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-1E2EC8

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A silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138); COS III (Libertas standing left) reverse type; minted at Rome, AD 125-128; RIC no. 175. The coin is in good condition, with little wear or corrosion. It measures 18.4mm in diameter, 2.6mm thick and weighs 2.97g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 125
Date to: AD 128

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 2.97 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/41 - 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 head right, drapery over left shoulder.
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS-AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Libertas standing left, holding pileus and rod.
Reverse inscription: COS-III

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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