BH-1E0E83: Roman coin: denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-1E0E83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138); P M TR P COS III LIB PVB reverse; minted at Rome, AD 119-122. Ref.: RIC Vol. II, p. 355, no. 127.

Measures 16.7mm in diameter, 1.8mm thick and weighs 2.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 122

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th August 2011

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 11/148 - 2

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.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HA[DRIANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Libertas seated left, holding branch and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P [COS III] (in ex.:) LIB PVB

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Melbourn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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