COIN

Unique ID: NCL-7C1717

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A silver denarius of Septimius Severus dating to AD 197 (Reece period 10). LIBERO PATRI reverse type depicting Bacchus or Liber standing front, head left, right hand on head, holding thyrsus in left hand; at feet, left, leopard. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, Pt I, p. 103, no. 99.

Notes:

SF 654

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 197
Date to: AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 1994 - Friday 1st December 1995

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIIII
Reverse description: Bacchus or Liber standing front, head left, right hand on head, holding thyrsus in left hand; at feet, leopard
Reverse inscription: [L]IBERO [PATRI]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman Coin:  Denarius of Septimius Severus

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Spatial metadata

Region: North East
County: Darlington
District: Darlington
Parish: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849 Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find [scope notes]
General landuse: Open fresh water[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Running water[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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References cited

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Created: Friday 14th January 2005
Updated: Monday 12th August 2013

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