SF-C9D720: Roman denarius of Elagabalus

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Unique ID: SF-C9D720

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Roman denarius of Elagabalus 218-222 AD, Mint of Rome (RIC 200)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 17.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS[PIVS AVG]

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing left, sacrificing over a tripod and holding a patera in r. and club in l.
Reverse inscription: SVMMVS[SACER]DOS AVG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston with Mellis Hamlet

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1936 Roman Imperial Coinage: Augustus to Vitellius London Spink and Son Ltd 44 200

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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