BH-6DAFA0: Roman coin: denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-6DAFA0

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A silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138); P M TR P COS III (Libertas seated left, holding branch and sceptre) reverse; mint of Rome, AD 119-122. Ref.: RIC Vol II, p. 355, no. 127.

Measures 18.6mm in diameter, 2mm thick and weighs 2.8g.

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: 2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st 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 11/153 - 3

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, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS 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: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
To be known as: Fawsley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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