BERK-0B150C: Roman coin: Cut-half denarius

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Unique ID: BERK-0B150C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut-half of a worn silver denarius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius and dating to the period AD 161-180. Unclear reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 19th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.100

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP AN[T]O(...)

Reverse description: Figure (Victory?) standing left, shield at feet?

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4074
Four figure Latitude: 51.46356553
Four figure longitude: -1.42560141
1:25K map: SU4074
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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