SWYOR-676156: Roman Coin; denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-676156

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A Roman silver coin: a denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138 - 161) dating from AD 146 (Reece Period 7). COS IIII reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and sceptre. Mint of Rome. Compare Sear Volume II, number 4066 on page 210 which cites RIC number 127. It is 18mm in diameter and 2.5mm thick. It weighs 2.1g.

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: Circa AD 146
Date to: Circa AD 146

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Saturday 1st September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3224

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and sceptre
Reverse inscription: C[OS] IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 127a (denarius)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : II 4066

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Brawby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7379
Four figure Latitude: 54.20156329
Four figure longitude: -0.88243462
1:25K map: SE7379
1:10K map: SE77NW
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

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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