BH-FCB438: Roman coin: Denarius of Geta as caesar

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Unique ID: BH-FCB438

Object type certainty: Certain
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A corroded silver Denarius of Geta as caesar. Measures 17.8mm diameter by 1.9mm thick and weighs 2.10g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 198
Date to: AD 209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hertford 1514 - 6

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare-headed draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: P SEPT [GLORIA EXERCITVS]TA-[C]AES PO[N]T

Reverse description: Geta in military attire, wearing a cloak and standing to the left of a trophy.
Reverse inscription: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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