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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-D60E98

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman as of Gordian III dating to AD 241-244 (Reece period 12). [PAX AET]ERNA S C reverse type depicting Pax, draped, advancing left, holding branch in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV Gordian III 319.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Surrey Archaeological Society
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 241
Date to: Circa AD 244

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 6.75 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 21 1487

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right.
Obverse inscription: (IMP) GORD(IANVS)[...]AVG

Reverse description: Pax, draped, advancing left, holding branch in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand.
Reverse inscription: [...]ERNA S C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
Current location: Surrey Archaeological Society

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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