KENT-2E7B3F: antoninus pius denarius

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Unique ID: KENT-2E7B3F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver roman denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), probably dating to the period c.AD 139 (Reece period 7). Unclear reverse type, possibly Clasped hands holding winged caduceus? Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 32, no. 54 passim.

Measurements: 17.67mm in diameter, 2.42mm thick and 2.59g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 139
Date to: Circa AD 139

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.42 mm
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 17.67 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 head right
Obverse inscription: [A]NTONINVS-[AV]G PIVS P P

Reverse description: Clasped hands holding winged caduceus?
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • RIC : III cf. p. 32, no. 54 passim

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
Parish or ward: Hadlow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6249
Four figure Latitude: 51.21722024
Four figure longitude: 0.31822528
1:25K map: TQ6249
1:10K map: TQ64NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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