NARC-FB7B8B: NARC-FB7B8B : Denarius : Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-FB7B8B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 137 (Reece period 6). SALVS AVG, Salus standing right, feeding snake rising from an altar right. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 18.15mm, Thickness: 2.54mm, Weight: 2.3g.

RIC Vol II, P371. No 267a.

The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan between 11-1 O'clock, sections of both faces are also missing/abraded away.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.54 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: [HADRIANVS AVG] COS III PP
Obverse inscription: Bare head right

Reverse description: Salus standing right, feeding snake rising from an altar right
Reverse inscription: [SAL]VS AV G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Kilsby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5672
Four figure Latitude: 52.34322583
Four figure longitude: -1.17941345
1:25K map: SP5672
1:10K map: SP57SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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