NARC-01A152: Silver Roman Denarius of Antoninus Pius, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-01A152

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman Denarius of Antoninus Pius, in very nice condition. The coin was minted in Rome in 160 AD. The reverse depicts Fortuna.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor laureate facing right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS PIUS AVG PP TR P XXIII

Reverse description: Fortuna standing right holding a rudder and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: FORTVNA COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Towcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6946
Four figure Latitude: 52.108034
Four figure longitude: -0.993914
1:25K map: SP6946
1:10K map: SP64NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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