NCL-C5A2F4: Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: NCL-C5A2F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A denarius of Antoninus Pius (138-61), COS III, man in shrine, Rome, 157-8. RIC III, 269

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 157
Date to: Exactly AD 1158

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Laureate bearded emperor facing right
Obverse inscription: AN[TON]INVS AVG [PI]VS PP TRP XXI

Reverse description: Tetrstyle shrine with semi-circular arch, in which is male figure, standing on low base, holding branch an standard
Reverse inscription: [COS] IIII

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 58, no. 269

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Corbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY9866
Four figure Latitude: 54.988587
Four figure longitude: -2.032788
1:25K map: NY9866
1:10K map: NY96NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: NCL
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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