SF-C587BC: Roman coin: silver denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C587BC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver denarius struck for Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161) dating to c. AD 157-158. Reece period 7. Reverse: TR POT XXI COS IIII, Fortuna standing right holding rudder on globe and cornucopia, foot on prow. Mint of Rome. RIC no. 277.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 157
Date to: Circa AD 158

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.69 g
Diameter: 16.18 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: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fortuna standing right, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia, foot on prow
Reverse inscription: TR POT X[XI COS] IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 277
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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 12 months ago

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