CAM-6AAECF: Roman Coin : Base silver incomplete Denarius

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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to AD 118-121 (Reece Period 6). Uncertain reverse. Mint of Rome.

Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight 2.20 g, diameter is 17.3 mm, thickness is 2.0 mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 118
Date to: Circa AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd May 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right with traces of drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAESA]R TRAIAN-HADR[IANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Uncertain figure seated left
Reverse inscription: P M TR [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Uttlesford District Area

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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