HESH-5299B2: Roman coin: denari of Hadrian

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Unique ID: HESH-5299B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denari of Hadrian, Struck Rome AD 134-138. Rev Type Germania. RIC 304


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate crowned head right
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS _ AVG COS III P P

Reverse description: Standing female figure (personification of Germania) with head to left, holding spear in left hand and resting right hand on shield
Reverse inscription: GER_MANIA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Weston Under Penyard

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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