NCL-EF20A6: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: NCL-EF20A6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 151 to 152 (Reece period 7). TR POT XV COS IIII TRANQ reverse type depicting Tranquilitas standing right holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC III p. 52, no. 218.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 151
Date to: Exactly AD 152

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Tranquillitas standing right holding rudder on globe and corn-ears
Reverse inscription: TR POT XV COS IIII; TRANQ (in exergue)

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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