LON-241C55:

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-241C55

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn Roman copper-alloy as of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 154-155 (Reece period 7). [BRITANNIA] COS IIII, [S C] reverse type depicting Britannia seated left on a rock. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC III, p. 142, no. 934. This is a Coin of British Association as listed by D. Walker in his study of the Sacred Spring at Bath, cf. Walker, 1988: pp. 294, 297-8, nos. 73-122, 136-288, pls. XXXV-VI.

Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right

Obverse inscription: [...]NVS A[VG...] XVIII

Reverse description: Britannia seated left on rocks

Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA] COS IIII, [S C]

Dimensions: diameter: 25.34mm; weight: 9.31g.

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Antoninus Britannia

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 154
Date to: Circa AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.31 g
Diameter: 25.34 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Secondary identifier: Mr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]NVS A[VG...] XVIII

Reverse description: Britannia seated left on rocks
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA] COS IIII, [S C]

RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 934
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 142, no. 934

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Londonthorpe and Harrowby Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9437
Four figure Latitude: 52.9221988
Four figure longitude: -0.60328385
1:25K map: SK9437
1:10K map: SK93NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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