BM-F8DC20: Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F8DC20

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver denarius of Divus Antoninus Pius dating to AD 161 (Reece period 8). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting funeral pyre. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 247, no. 436.

Notes:

SF 5246a

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.71 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 18.57 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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVVS ANTONINVS

Reverse description: Funeral pyre
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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