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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F3E4A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period c. AD 128 (Reece Period 6). COS III reverse type depicting a Star within a crescent. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 381, no. 355e.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 128
Date to: Circa AD 128

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 19.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th January 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kevin Clark
Identified by: Mr Kevin Clark
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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, and cuirassed(?) bust right, seen from behind
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS-AVGVSTVS P P

Reverse description: Star within a crescent moon
Reverse inscription: COS III

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 355e
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 381, no. 355e

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: DOVER

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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