BH-D17DA6: Roman coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D17DA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Denarius of Severus Alexander. The coin is made from a debased silver and is worn and bent. It measures 18.5mm diameter by 1.8mm thick and weighs 2.27g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 222
Date to: AD 226

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Garner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/200 - 13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] C M [AVR SEV] ALEXAN[D AVG]

Reverse description: Figure seated left.
Reverse inscription: .....COS PP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ashwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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