BH-72FEB2: As of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-72FEB2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman coin. As of Antoninus Pius. The coin has a dark green patina but is incomplete. It measures 26mm diameter by 2.9mm thick and weighs 9.07g.

Class: As

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 142
Date to: Ante AD 144

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 9.07 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th November 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Gil Burleigh

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 04/215 - 3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, bearded head of emperor right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PI[VS P]P TRP COS III

Reverse description: Victory alighting left, wings spread, holding shield inscribed "BRI/TAN
Reverse inscription: IMPE RA[TOR II] S C

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ashwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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