LVPL-697393: counterfeit denarius

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Unique ID: LVPL-697393

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

Contemporary copy of denarius of Antoninus Pius.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 240

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Female deity facing right holding patera in right hand over small alter; star above. Holding possible parazonium in lreft hand
Reverse inscription: [...]TRP IIII COS III PP

Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Barmby Moor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7749
Four figure Latitude: 53.931409
Four figure longitude: -0.82874
1:25K map: SE7749
1:10K map: SE74NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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

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

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