YORYM-48AFE5: Roman coin : Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-48AFE5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus, [HILAR A]VG PM TR P XII IMP VIII CO[S V P P], Rome, AD 187-188. RIC, Vol: III, p382, no.150/151.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 187
Date to: Circa AD 188

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.51 mm
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 17.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 C]OMMANT P FEL AVG [BRIT]

Reverse description: Hilaritas standing holding long branch in left hand and unknown object in right hand
Reverse inscription: [HILAR A]VG PM TR P XII IMP VIII CO[S V P P]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: Hunmanby

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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