COIN

Unique ID: IOW-DACA32

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

Sestertius of Severus Alexander. RIC 648 (AD 232).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 232

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 10.13 g
Diameter: 28 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Mark Russell - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-113-2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP ALE]XANDER PIVS A[VG]
Reverse description: Spes advancing left, holding flower in right hand and lifting hem of skirt with the left hand
Reverse inscription: [SPES] PVBLICA S C in left and right field

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Arreton Parish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 1st June 2005
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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