YORYM-1A506D: Roman Coin : Denarius of unknown Emperor

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Unique ID: YORYM-1A506D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Aelius (AD 136-138), dating to the period c.AD 137 (Reece period 6). TR POT-COS I[I] reverse type depicting Pietas standing left beside altar, raising right hand and holding left hand at breast. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 392, no. 432. Diameter: 17.6mm, thickness: 2.4mm, weight: 2.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 137
Date to: Circa AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Adam Parker
Identified by: Mr Adam Parker
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06056

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Aelius Caesar
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: [L. AELIUS CAE]SAR

Reverse description: Pietas standing left beside altar, raising right hand and holding left hand at breast
Reverse inscription: TR POT-COS I[I]

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 392, no. 432

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1769
Four figure Latitude: 54.10359247
Four figure longitude: -0.21210174
1:25K map: TA1769
1:10K map: TA16NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 7 months ago

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