SUSS-F4AEC2: coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-F4AEC2

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 152-3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 152
Date to: Circa AD 153

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.38 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 16.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th October 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

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 TR P XVII

Reverse description: Vesta standing left, holding simpulum and palladium.
Reverse inscription: 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: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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