DENO-09DF76: Roman Coin Hoard

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COIN HOARD

Unique ID: DENO-09DF76

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

TREASURE CASE 2013 T160: 8 AR denarii to AD 138.

This latest addenda to the 'Ollerton' Antonine denarius hoard was found with the aid of metal detectors during November 2012.

The original find was made in 1910 (367 coins), with addenda of 50 coins in 1988. Previously reported in CHRB XI, pp.46-9 (also RBCH 314). The total now stands at 417 denarii from Mark Antony to Commodus (tpq AD 180).

Summary of addenda

Vitellius, AD 69 1

Vespasian, AD 69-79 3

Trajan, AD 98-117 2

Hadrian, AD 117-138 1

Antoninus Pius, AD 138-161 (issue of AD 138) 1

CATALOGUE

VITELLIUS (1)

No.

Obv.

Rev.

Bust

BMC

RIC

Qty

Wt

1.

A VITELLIVS GERM IMP A[VG TR P]

PONT [MAXIM] (Vesta, seated right, holding patera and sceptre)

A1*

34

107

1

2.44

VESPASIAN (3)

No. Obv. Rev. Bust BMC RIC Qty WT
2. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG COS ITER [FORT RED] (Fortuna standing left, resting on prow and holding cornucopia) A1* 7 19 1 2.10
3. IMP CAES [VESP AVG P M] TRI POT in field (Vesta, seated left, holding simpulum) A1* 57 46 1 1.89frag
4. CAESAR VESPASIAN[VS AVG] IMP XIX in ex. (sow, left, with piglets) A1* 212 982 1 2.54

TRAJAN (2)

No.

Obv.

Rev.

Bust

BMC

RIC

Qty

Wt

5.

IMP CAES NER[VA TRAIAN AVG G]ERM

P M TR P COS III P P (Concordia, seated left, sacrificing with patera over altar and holding cornucopia)

A1*

64

33

1

2.26frag.

6.

[IMP TRAIAN]O AVG G[ER...]

Illegible (uncertain seated figure)

A1*

?

?

1

2.58

HADRIAN (1)

No.

Obv.

Rev.

Bust

BMC

RIC

Qty

Wt

7.

[HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P]

FELICITAS AVG (Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia)

A1+

604

233

1

2.00

ANTONINUS PIUS (1)

No.

Obv.

Rev.

Bust

BMC

RIC

Qty

Wt

8.

[IMP] CAES AEL AN[TONINVS] AVG

[PONT MA]X [TR P]O[T COS]

A1+

Cf.5

Cf.3a

1

2.06

Notes:

Consequently, in terms of age and as a find of two or more coins with precious metal content exceeding 10% these coins qualify as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Donated to Newark Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2013T160

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 8

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th November 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Mr Richard Abdy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7802, E7225, E7801 & E7803
Treasure case number: 2013T160

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Rufford Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Donated to Newark Museum

References cited

No references cited so far.

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