BH-C7E0B2: Roman coin: denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C7E0B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 218-9 (Reee Period 10), CONCORDIA MILIT, two standards between two vexilla. Mint of Antioch. RIC IV, p. 42, no. 187d. The coin's surfaces are slightly worn. It measures 18.1mm in diameter, 2.1mm thick and weighs 2.4g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 218
Date to: AD 219

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th April 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/31 - 3

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG

Reverse description: Two eagles on vexilla, two standards between.
Reverse inscription: CON-COR-[DIA]//MILIT

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Elagabalus 187d
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : IV, pt 2 p. 42, no. 187d

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Clothall

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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