KENT-0F1855: KENT-0F1855

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-0F1855

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 154-155 (Reece period 7). [BRITANNIA COS IIII, SC] reverse type depicting Britannia seated left on rock, to left shield. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 142, no. 934. This is a Coin of British Association as listed by D. Walker in his study of the Sacred Spring at Bath, cf. Walker, 1988: pp. 294, 297-8, nos. 73-122, 136-288, pls. XXXV-VI.

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Antoninus Britannia

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 154
Date to: Circa AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8.3 mm
Weight: 7.01 g
Diameter: 22.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Britannia seated left on rock, shield to left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 934
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III cf. p. 142, no. 934

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Lydd (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0320
Four figure Latitude: 50.94369084
Four figure longitude: 0.88828899
1:25K map: TR0320
1:10K map: TR02SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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