LEIC-B2A320: Silver Roman denarius coin of Hadrian.

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Unique ID: LEIC-B2A320

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver Denarius of Hadrian, (117-138AD) Reverse type, COS III, moon and seven stars (one worn off). Rome, 127AD. RIC202, RSC465 BMCRE464

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 127
Date to: Exactly AD 127

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate bust right, draped far shoulder /
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: crescent moon, seven stars within the outer one has worn away or is missing due to a die fault.
Reverse inscription: COS III

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8302
Four figure Latitude: 52.609448
Four figure longitude: -0.77570862
1:25K map: SK8302
1:10K map: SK80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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