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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-793286

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

A Roman silver denarius of Commodus. Reverse; MART PAC PM TR P XIIII COS V PP, Mars holding olive branch and spear. Rome mint. Circa 188-189 AD. Reece period 9. Reference: Sear no. 5659.

Notes:

Found at the Oxfordshire Weekend Wanderers rally 02.09.07 - 03.09.07

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: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 188
Date to: Circa AD 189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2007

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Chain Hill (nr Wantage) 07

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: David Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Or 119

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Mars holding olive branch and spear
Reverse inscription: MART PAC PM TRP XIII COS V PP

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : no. 5659

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4185
Four figure Latitude: 51.562395
Four figure longitude: -1.409932
1:25K map: SU4185
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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