LVPL-1C1217: Roman nummus of Divo Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-1C1217

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Antoninus Pius minted under Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-80), Reece Period 8.

Reverse: DIVO PIO; colum of Antoninus Pius surmounted by statue of the emperor standing left, trellis work fencing surrounding the base.

RIC III, p. 247, no. 439.

Rome, c. AD 162.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: DIVVS ANTONINVS

Reverse description: Colum of Antoninus Pius surmounted by statue of the emperor standing left, trellis work fencing surrounding the base.
Reverse inscription: DIVO PIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tarvin

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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