IOW-944B1D: Roman Coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-944B1D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 125-128 (Reece period 6). COS III reverse type depicting a star above and within a crescent. Mint of Rome.

Obverse: [HADR]IANVS-[AVGVSTVS]; Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder?

Reverse: COS III; A star above and within a crescent.

Diameter: 18.0mm. Weight: 1.04g. DA=12:6.

As RIC II, p. 362, no. 200d.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 125
Date to: Exactly AD 128

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2018 - Tuesday 1st May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-5-13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder?
Obverse inscription: [HADR]IANVS-[AVGVSTVS]

Reverse description: A star above and within a crescent
Reverse inscription: COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 200d
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 362, no. 200d

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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