CORN-72C181: denarius of Antoninus Pius (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-72C181

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), Reece period 7, dating from AD 148-149, COS IIII reverse type depicting Annona standing left holding corn-ears in lowered right hand over modius with corn-ears, and anchor on ground in left hand, mint of Rome. Cf. BMC IV, p.95, pl.14, fig.6, no.657.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 148
Date to: Circa AD 149

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1981 - Thursday 31st December 1981

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

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 PIVS PP TRP XII

Reverse description: Annona, draped, standing left, holding two corn-ears in lowered right hand over modius and corn-ears, and anchor on ground in left.
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 175
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : IV, no.657
  • RIC : III, no.175

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2303
Four figure Latitude: 52.57905744
Four figure longitude: 1.28990908
1:25K map: TG2303
1:10K map: TG20SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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