WREX-F0B442: Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 155-156 (Reece period 7).

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-F0B442

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver denarius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 155-156 (Reece period 7).
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS-P P TR P XIX, Laureate head right.
Reverse: [C]O[S]-IIII, Annona standing left holding corn ears and resting left hand on modius set on a ship, of which half is seen.
Mint of Rome.
As RIC III, p. 56, no. 244a; BMC, p. 123, no. 841.

Diameter: 16.4mm; thickness: 2.93mm; weight: 3.1g

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: Exactly AD 156

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th September 2017 - Thursday 7th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham Museum Entry Form No. 1199

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 AVG PIVS-P P TR P XIX

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears and resting left hand on modius set on a ship, of which half is seen.
Reverse inscription: [C]O[S]-IIII

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 244A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Atcham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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