DENO-FD67AE: Roman coin: denarius of Lucius Verus

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-FD67AE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Lucius Verus (AD 161-169), dating to the period AD 165-166 (Reece Period 8). PIETAS AVG TR P VI COS II reverse type, depicting Pietas standing, and dropping incense on lighted altar and holding perfume box. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 258, no. 560.

Notes:

This coin has been recording using photographs and information provided by the finder. The recorder has not seen the coin 'in the flesh', therefore this record may not meet normal PAS standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 165
Date to: Circa AD 166

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX

Reverse description: Pietas standing, and dropping incense on lighted altar and holding perfume box.
Reverse inscription: PIETAS AVG TR P VI COS II

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 258, no. 560

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Cotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8047
Four figure Latitude: 53.01433609
Four figure longitude: -0.80899998
1:25K map: SK8047
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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