NLM-2F01E3: Roman Coin: Denarius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2F01E3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Denarius of Hadrian (117-138), mint of Rome, cf. Sear vol. 2 no. 3524, issue of 120, citing RIC vol. 2 no. 97; this example is probably RIC vol. 2 no. 96, Reece period 6

Obverse description: Bare shouldered bust laureate right, tightly curled beard.

Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Draped figure, helmeted or coiffed, standing left, holding theatrical mask or head aloft in either hand.

Reverse inscription: PM TRP CO[S] III

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 2.84gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

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 120
Date to: Exactly AD 120

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39901

Materials and construction

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

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: Bare shouldered bust laureate right, tightly curled beard
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Draped figure, helmeted or coiffed, standing left, holding theatrical mask or head aloft in either hand
Reverse inscription: PM TRP CO[S] III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 2 no. 96

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Fonaby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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