HESH-E0E475: Roman Coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: HESH-E0E475

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Corroded fragment of a silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-38), unclear reverse, Rome, c. AD 128-38. Reece Period 6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 128
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.31 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2696

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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 head right
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P

Reverse description: Unclear figure
Reverse inscription: [...] AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stretton Sugwas

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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