NARC-79A063: Roman denarius of Antoninus Pius, obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-79A063

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Denarius of Antoninus Pius. A commemorative coin struck after the death of Antoninus during the reign of Marcus Aurelius. R.I.C. 441.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 161
Date to: AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Antoninus Pius bare headed, bearded and facing right.
Obverse inscription: DIVVS ANTONINVS

Reverse description: A large square altar.
Reverse inscription: DIVO PIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Long Buckby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27988
Four figure longitude: -1.121951
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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