NARC-2D7B37: Roman Denarius of Antoninus Pius, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-2D7B37

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman Denarius of Antoninus Pius. The coin is in good condition. The reverse depicts Salus. The coin was minted in Rome between 148 and 149 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 148
Date to: AD 149

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 AVG PIVS PP TRP XII

Reverse description: Salus standing left, feeding a snake coiled round an altar and holding rudder on globe.
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 6 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: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.270781
Four figure longitude: -1.107476
1:25K map: SP6164
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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