NARC-AC0CA7: Roman coin, a silver denarius of Aelius Caesar

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Unique ID: NARC-AC0CA7

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A silver Roman denarius of Aelius Caesar dating from 136 AD. The coin is RIC number 436. It is a little worn. Diameter 17.41 mm, thickness 2.14 mm, weight 2.2 grams.  

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 136

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 17.41 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 2.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Sunday 31st January 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Emperor bare headed facing right
Obverse inscription: L AELIVS CAESAR

Reverse description: Concordia seated left, hdg patera, resting left elbow on cornucopiae, set on base
Reverse inscription: [TR POT] COS II, CONCORD in exergue

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

Coin references

  • RIC : II 436

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9542
Four figure Latitude: 52.966956
Four figure longitude: -0.586951
1:25K map: SK9542
1:10K map: SK94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 years ago
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