LANCUM-4DD1E7: Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-4DD1E7

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

Roman silver denarius of Antoninus Pius, dating AD 140 - 143. Mint of Rome. Obverse of laureate head, right: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG [P P TR P COS] III. Reverse of Modius containing corn ears: ANNO[NA AVG]. The coin is 16.5mm in diameter, 2.0mm in thickness and weighs 1.45g.

RIC III, Antoninus Pius, p. 33, no. 62a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 140
Date to: Exactly AD 143

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Matthew Ball

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 222

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, right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG [P P TR P COS] III

Reverse description: Modius containing corn ears
Reverse inscription: ANNO[NA AVG]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Near Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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