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Unique ID: NMS-7D2DB6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Gold aureus of Hadrian (AD 117-38), dating to AD 119-22. Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: P M TR P COS III, Roma / Virtus standing left with spear and parazonium. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 348, no. 66. Weight 6.07g.

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Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 119
Date to: Exactly AD 122

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Friday 31st March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Identified by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 56996
Other reference: SET032017

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse description: Roma / Virtus standing front, holding spear and parazonium; right foot on helmet
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier:
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