IOW-2BF031: IOW-2BF031 Roman Coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2BF031

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 159 to 160. SALVTI AVG COS IIII reverse type. Mint of Rome. Reece period 7. RIC III, p. 63, no. 305.

Obverse: Laureate head right; ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII
Reverse: Salus standing left feeding snake coiled round altar and holding sceptre; SALVTI AVG COS IIII


Diameter: 17.74mm. Weight: 2.72g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 159
Date to: Exactly AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 17.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-182

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 head right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake coiled round altar and holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: SALVTI AVG COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Tuesday 15th May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 16th May 2012

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