WAW-295EA3: Obverse and reverse of an Antoninus Pius coin.

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Unique ID: WAW-295EA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

As of Antoninus Pius, Britannia reverse type dating to AD 154-155.

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.


Coin of British Association: Antoninus Britannia

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.96 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th February 2004 - Friday 19th March 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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: Bust right, laureate
Obverse inscription: [ANTONINVS AVG] PIVS P P TRP XVIII

Reverse description: Britannia seated left, on rock, head propped on right hand, left hand on the rock. to the left is a shield and eagle tipped sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [BRITAN]NIA COS IIII S C

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Bricklehampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9842
Four figure Latitude: 52.076358
Four figure longitude: -2.030595
1:25K map: SO9842
1:10K map: SO94SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1930 Roman Imperial Coinage: Antoninus Pius to Commodus London Spink and Son Ltd 934

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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