SWYOR-A10C39: Roman coin; plated denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: SWYOR-A10C39

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy (plated silver) Roman coin; a contemporary copy (a plated copy) of a denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138 - 161), dating from AD 155 - 156 (Reece Period 7), TR POT XIX COS IIII reverse depicting Annona facing left (holding corn ears) and resting her left hand on a modius set on a prow. Mint of Rome. RIC Volume II number 249. The coin is 16.71mm diameter, 2.42mm thick, 2.66g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 155
Date to: Circa AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.42 mm
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 16.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd March 2014 - Sunday 2nd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2175

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II

Reverse description: Annona standing left (holding corn ears) and resting hand on a modius on a prow
Reverse inscription: TR P[OT] (X)IX COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Wistow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5634
Four figure Latitude: 53.7992986
Four figure longitude: -1.15126593
1:25K map: SE5634
1:10K map: SE53SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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