BH-0FB3B1: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-0FB3B1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver coin of Roman date. A Denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-38), RESTITVTORI HISPANIAE, Rome, AD 134-8. RIC II 327. The coin is in good condition with only slight wear to the surfaces. It measures 17mm diameter by 2mm thick and weighs 3.09g.

Notes:

RIC 327 (see ref.)

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 135
Date to: Ante AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.09 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Gil Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 04/18 - 3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Bearded bust of emperor right.
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP

Reverse description: Hadrian standing left, raising kneeling figure of Hispania right, holding branch, rabbit between them.
Reverse inscription: RESTITVTORI HISPANIAE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ashwell

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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