BM-28F6A2: Roman coin: denarius of Lucius Verus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-28F6A2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Lucius Verus (AD 161-169), dating to the period AD 166-167 (Reece period 8). Reverse: TR P VII IMP IIII COS III, Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As BMC 447; RIC III no. 576.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 166
Date to: Circa AD 167

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [L] VERVS AVG ARM PARTH [MAX]

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: TR P VII IMP IIII COS III

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 2 years ago

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