BH-8E97E7: Denarius of Sabina

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Unique ID: BH-8E97E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Sabina, wife of Hadrian (117-38), VENERI GENETRICI, Rome, c. AD 128-37. RIC II 396 The coin is in good condition, with little wear or corrosion. It measures 19.9mm diameter by 1.9mm thick and weighs 3.30g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 128
Date to: AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Luton museum entry no. 1047 - 4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Sabina
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: SABINA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Venus standing right holding apple
Reverse inscription: VENERI GE-NETRICI

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Slapton

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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