BH-C6EAA5: Roman coin: Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C6EAA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly damaged and incomplete silver Denarius of Commodus. Measures 17.5mm diameter by 1.8mm thick and weighs 2.1g.

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 190

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Garner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/45 - 10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: M COMM [ANT PF]EL AVG BR[IT PP]

Reverse description: Apollo standing right, arm on column.
Reverse inscription: [APO]L MON [ET PM] TRP XV

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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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