YORYM-69DF02: Roman Coin : Denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: YORYM-69DF02

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A silver denarius of Hadrian dating to the period AD 132 - 134 (Reece Period 6). TRANQVILLI-TAS AVG PP // COS III reverse depicting Tranquillitas standing left holding sceptre and leaning on column. Mint of Rome.

RIC II, p.365, no.223.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 132
Date to: Circa AD 134

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05420

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: HADRIANVS [AVGVSTVS]

Reverse description: Tranquillitas standing left holding sceptre and leaning on column
Reverse inscription: TRANQVILLI-TAS AVG PP // COS III

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dunnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6650
Four figure Latitude: 53.94191207
Four figure longitude: -0.99602857
1:25K map: SE6650
1:10K map: SE65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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