DOR-F53420: F53420. Roman coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-F53420

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Denarius of Severus Alexander. P M TR P III COS P P reverse type. Mint of Rome. Issued AD 224. RIC Vol. IV, pt. II, p. 73, no. 37

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 224

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 19.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 28th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS Entry 020106

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right, laureate, draped
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing left holding an olive branch and a spear
Reverse inscription: P M TR P III COS P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, part II 37

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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