YORYM-243427: Roman coin : Denarius

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Unique ID: YORYM-243427

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver-plated denarius copying a coin of Commodus (AD 180-192), LIB AVG P M TR P...., Rome, 182-3 RIC III, p. 370, c.f. 36note


The obverse legend is not clear. It is possible that the description is too precise.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 182
Date to: Circa AD 183

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

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
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ...(ANTONINVS)...

Reverse inscription: IMP AVG P M[----]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Goodmanham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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