PUBLIC-77BA54: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

Rights Holder: David Calow
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-77BA54

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of the emperor Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61) dating to the period AD 145-161 (Reece period 7). The obverse depicts a laureate head facing right and is inscribed [...]NVS AVG[...]. The reverse depicts Annona standing left holding corn ears and resting on a modius and is inscribed [COS] IIII. Mint of Rome. RIC vol III p 46 no 163 passim.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 145
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 14 775

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]NVS AVG[...]

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears and resting on a modius
Reverse inscription: [COS]IIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : RIC III p. 46, no. 163 passim

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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