SF-703496: Roman denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-703496

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman base silver denarius of Severus Alexander possibly, worn with corrosion obscuring a lot of legend, AD 222-235

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 19.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]ALEX[ ]

Reverse description: Standing figure with sceptre, baton and globe at feet
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN[ ]AVG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland
Specific landuse: Coniferous plantation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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