BERK-8FC284: Roman coin : denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-8FC284

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Septimus Severus. Reverse; RESTITOR VRBIS, Seated figure left, shield below seat holding paladium and sceptre. Rome mint. AD 193-211. Reece period 10. Dimensions: length 19.6mm; width 18.5mm; thickness 2.25mm; weight 3.0g. Reference Sear (1981, p.180; ref 1685) R.I.C. 288

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: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 193
Date to: Exactly AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.6 mm
Width: 18.5 mm
Thickness: 2.25 mm
Weight: 3 g

Discovery dates

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

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - King Alfred the Great 06

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo. 328

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded, laureate, bust right
Obverse inscription: SEVERVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Seated figure left, shield below seat holding paladium and sceptre
Reverse inscription: REST[ITOR]VRBIS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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