ESS-506375: Roman coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: ESS-506375

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver coin: denarius of Antoninus Pius, dating 147-8AD, reece period 7. Reverse type Anonnia with ear of corn & prow of galley. Minted in Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 147
Date to: Circa AD 148

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Digging Up The Past - Passenham

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6906

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P X[I]

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears & placing left hand on modius set upon prow of galley
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Old Stratford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7839
Four figure Latitude: 52.043919
Four figure longitude: -0.864125
1:25K map: SP7839
1:10K map: SP73NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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