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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-ADAAAD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A 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.

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
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 8.39 g
Diameter: 24.7 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin
Secondary identifier: Dr 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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

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

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2944
Four figure Latitude: 51.1806873
Four figure longitude: -0.15578636
1:25K map: TQ2944
1:10K map: TQ24SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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