YORYM-E20542: Roman coin : Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-E20542

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

Silver denarius of Commodus, MART PAC PM TR P XIII COS VPP, Rome, AD 188-9. RIC, III, p385, no.175.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 188
Date to: Circa AD 189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMMANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Mars standing left, holding branch and spear
Reverse inscription: MART PAC PM TRP X IIII COS VPP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

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: Newbald

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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