NARC-ACFE2F: NARC-ACFE2F : Denarius : Antoninus Pius

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Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period c.AD 140-143 (Reece period 7). ITALIA reverse type depicting Italia seated left on globe, holding cornucopiae and sceptre. Mint of Rome. As RIC III, p. 34, no. 73var. This type is listed in RIC but without the drapery on the left shoulder of the obverse bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 140
Date to: Circa AD 143

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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, drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III

Reverse description: Italia seated left on globe, holding cornucopiae and sceptre
Reverse inscription: ITA-LIA

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 34, no. 73var

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.27078052
Four figure longitude: -1.10747596
1:25K map: SP6164
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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