BM-75A4C7: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-75A4C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 148 to 149 (Reece period 7). COS IIII reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and corn ears. Mint of Rome. RIC III p. 48, no. 180.

Notes:

SF 909a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 148
Date to: Exactly AD 149

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS P[IV]S P P TR P XII

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and ears of corn
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: BM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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