DUR-C9BED5: denarius of Hadrian- DUR-C9BED5

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-C9BED5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver denarius of Hadrian (117- 138) minted in Rome, AD 138.

Obv; Bareheaded bust right; [HA]DRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Rev; Venus seated left, holding Cupid and sceptre; VENERIS - FELICIS

Sear no. 3546. RIC 280

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.12 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.65 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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: Bareheaded bust right
Obverse inscription: [HA]DRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse description: Venus seated left, holding Cupid and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VENERIS - FELICIS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Aycliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2724
Four figure Latitude: 54.61044
Four figure longitude: -1.58348
1:25K map: NZ2724
1:10K map: NZ22SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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