CORN-B56721: obverse of denarius of Antoninus Pius?

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-B56721

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

Silver denarius, worn and corroded, illegible obverse and reverse, but can just make out outline of head with large eye, straight nose and jutting chin or beard on obverse. Possibly Antoninus Pius? (AD 138-161)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.26 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Ian Leins

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: head facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: too worn to make out
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgvan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5132
Four figure Latitude: 50.13569
Four figure longitude: -5.48584
1:25K map: SW5132
1:10K map: SW52NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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