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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-2D0994

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver coin. The coin is a denarius of the emperor Severus Alexander (222- 235 AD).The coin was minted in Rome in 226 AD. Obverse legend: IMP CM AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG Obverse type: Laureate and draped bust right Reverse legend: P M TR P V COS II Reverse type: Emperor standing left, sacrificing at altar. Reece period 11.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 226
Date to: AD 226

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

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: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left, sacrificing at altar
Reverse inscription: P M TR PV COS II

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Frampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6395
Four figure Latitude: 50.75341095
Four figure longitude: -2.52587023
1:25K map: SY6395
1:10K map: SY65NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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