SUSS-249596: Roman coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-249596

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

A silver Denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-192). This coin was minted in Rome in AD 155-6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 155
Date to: Circa AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 18.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II

Reverse description: Salus seated left, feeding snake arising from altar.
Reverse inscription: [TR] POT XIX COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Patching

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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