BERK-175BF7: Roman coin : denarius of Diadumenian

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-175BF7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman silver coin: denarius of Diadumenian (AD 217-218), PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Rome. RIC IV, pt 2, no. 102. Dimensions: Diameter 20.49mm; thickness 2.1mm; weight 2.47g Reference: Sear, p.210, no 2070a

Notes:

Found during the Weekend Wanderers King Alfred the Great Rally 26-28 Aug 2006

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 217
Date to: AD 218

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.47 g
Diameter: 20.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th August 2006

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo 403

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Diadumenian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed, facing right
Obverse inscription: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard to left, and sceptre; two standards to right
Reverse inscription: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Letcombe Regis

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: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sear, D.R. 1988 Roman Coins and their Values Seaby 210 2070a

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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