SF-C547D7: Roman coin: incomplete denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: SF-C547D7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver denarius struck for Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to c. AD 134-138. Reece period 6. Reverse: SALVS AVG, Salus standing right feeding snake coiled round altar. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 371, no. 267. A section of the flan has broken away irregularly in old damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 134
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 16.94 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Bare headed bust right, drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: [HADRIANVS AVG COS III PP]

Reverse description: Salus standing right, feeding snake coiled round altar
Reverse inscription: SALVS [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Lavenham

Spatial coordinates

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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 8 months ago

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