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Unique ID: NARC-99D733

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin: a silver denarius of Aquilia Severa (wife of the emperor Elagabalus), dating to AD 220-2 (Reece Period 10). Mint of Antioch. Obv. IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG, draped bust right. Rev. CONCORDIA,  Severa and Elagabalus standing facing each other, clasping right hands RIC IV (2), p 47, no. 228. BMC V, p. 585, no. 337.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 220
Date to: AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Aquilia Severa
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG

Reverse description: Severa and Elagabalus standing caing each other, clasping right hands
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt 2 p. 47, no. 228
  • BMC : V p. 585, no. 337

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cotterstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0490
Four figure Latitude: 52.497999
Four figure longitude: -0.469451
1:25K map: TL0490
1:10K map: TL09SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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