Finds from Wirral
LVPL-257DE2 – ROMAN Coin
Look into the, sadly rather battered, face of the Roman Emperor Antoninus Puis AD 138-161.
The coin is one of our recent finds from Wirral and dates from AD143-144.
It has been verified and recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme with the below reference
The reverse of the coin shows Victory holding trophies in her hands.
A military expedition into Scotland during the reign of Antoninus Pius resulted in the construction of the Antonine Wall. This was built some 20 years after Hadrians wall and was a turf rampart and ditch around 39 miles long