SUR-400FC1: Roman coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-400FC1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to AD 138, Reece period 7, Reverse type: AVG PIVS P M TR P COS DES II. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 27, no. 12.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.54 g
Diameter: 18.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th May 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-884

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP T AEL] CAES HADRI ANTONI[NVS]

Reverse description: Fides standing right, holding corn ears and basket of fruits
Reverse inscription: AVG [PIVS P M TR P COS DES II]

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2744
Four figure Latitude: 51.18113466
Four figure longitude: -0.1843847
1:25K map: TQ2744
1:10K map: TQ24SE
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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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