SOM-7EB973: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: SOM-7EB973

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver Denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to AD 119-122 (Reece Period 6). P M TR P COS III reverse type, depicting Aequitas standing left, holding scales and a cornucopia. Mint of Rome. RIC II, pg. 350, no. 80.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019301

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAE]SAR TRAIAN [HA]DRIA[NVS] AVG

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales and a cornucopia
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS III

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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Trudoxhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7444
Four figure Latitude: 51.19462243
Four figure longitude: -2.37346039
1:25K map: ST7444
1:10K map: ST74SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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