HESH-C6A316:

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-C6A316

Object type certainty: Certain
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A recently broken contemporary copy / plated forgery of a silver denarius of Antoninvs Pivs (AD 138 - 161) or possibly Caracalla (AD 196-213).

Reverse: incomplete standing helmeted figure holding standard across chest - [...] AVGVSTOR

Reece Period: 7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 213

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 12.4 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SHRMS: 00673

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS P[IVS...]

Reverse description: Standing helmeted figure facing left holding imperial standard across chest
Reverse inscription: [...] AVGVSTOR

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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