BUC-560772: Roman coin: Denarius of Hadrian

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: BUC-560772

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Hadrian dating to AD 117 - 138, Reece period 6. COS [...] reverse type, possibly depicting Roma seated left wearing a helmet, shield right, holding branch to the left. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 17.3 mm
Weight: 2.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4929

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] ANVS [...]

Reverse description: Helmeted figure seated left, shield right, holding branch to the left
Reverse inscription: COS [...]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Slapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9319
Four figure Latitude: 51.86184305
Four figure longitude: -0.65088219
1:25K map: SP9319
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: CORN-FA9D97
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), Reece Period 6, COS III (c.AD 125-128) reverse type depicting Roma helmeted in military dress seated…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WMID-8EDD9C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A possible contemporary copy of a silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117 - 138) dating to AD 119 -122 (Reece Period 6). P M TR P COS III reverse …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: IOW-0E75A4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A complete Roman silver denarius of Hadrian dating to the period AD 134 to 138 (Reece period 6). ROMA FELIX reverse type depicting Roma seate…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.