BH-33609A: Roman coin: silver denarius of Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius

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Unique ID: BH-33609A

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A complete silver denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161) and Marcus Aurelius (AD 139-161) dating to AD 140 (Reece Period 7). Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 78, no. 417a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 140
Date to: Exactly AD 140

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.06 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Thursday 31st January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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 head of Antoninus Pius right

Reverse description: Bare head of Marcus Aurelius right
Reverse inscription: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII F COS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 417A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Heydon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4340
Four figure Latitude: 52.03996424
Four figure longitude: 0.08350836
1:25K map: TL4340
1:10K map: TL44SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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