LANCUM-895A3C: Roman coin: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-895A3C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver Roman denarius of Antoninus Pius, c.152-153 AD. Reverse: COS-IIII, Fortuna standing right holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mint: Rome. As RIC III no. 222.

Obv: Laureate bust right / ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P X[V]
Rev: Fortuna standing right holding rudder and cornucopiae / COS-IIII

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 152
Date to: Circa AD 153

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.23 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P X[V]

Reverse description: Fortuna standing right holding rudder and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: COS-IIII

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 222
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Yealand

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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