SWYOR-584497: Roman Coin; denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: SWYOR-584497

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138 - 161) dating from AD 160 - 161. (Reece period 7). ROMA COS IIII reverse depicting Rona enthroned left holding Victory and spear. The coin is 17.5mm diameter, 2.4mm thick and 2.39g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 160
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3103

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

Reverse description: Roma enthroned left holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: ROMA COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Cawood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5638
Four figure Latitude: 53.83524636
Four figure longitude: -1.15053946
1:25K map: SE5638
1:10K map: SE53NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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