LVPL-9661DC: Roman denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-9661DC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Hadrian, (117-138). Reverse: SALVS AGV; Salvus standing right, her right hand feeding snake arising from altar from patera held in left hand. RIC.267. Rome AD 137.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 137
Date to: Circa AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Thursday 31st December 1998

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bear headed bust right.
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P

Reverse description: Salvus standing right, her right hand feeding snake arising from altar from patera held in left hand.
Reverse inscription: SALVS AGV

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Beeston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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