BH-D6E5EB: Roman coin: denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D6E5EB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Hadrian, dating to AD 124 (Reece period 6). P M TR P COS III reverse depicting Clementia standing left, holding sceptre and sacrificing from patera over altar. Mint of Rome. RIC no.116.

Diameter:18.6mm; thickness: 2.4mm. Weight: 2.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 124
Date to: Exactly AD 124

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 16/10 - 53

Materials and construction

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

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, drapery over left shoulder.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR [TRAIAN] HADR[IANVS AVG]

Reverse description: Clementia standing left, holding sceptre and sacrificing from patera over altar.
Reverse inscription: P M TR [P] C[O]S III, CLEM in ex

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tilsworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 10 months ago

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