NARC-650E90: Roman plated denarius of Geta, struck under Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-650E90

Object type certainty: Certain
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A bronze core of a silver plated Denarius of Geta. The coin dates from when Geta was a junior Emperor under Septimius Severus, to around 199-202 AD.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 199
Date to: AD 202

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.06 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Geta as prince, bare headed and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT

Reverse description: Liberalitas draped and holding abacus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: LIBERALITAS AVGG V

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
Parish or ward: Brassington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2154
Four figure Latitude: 53.082812
Four figure longitude: -1.687943
1:25K map: SK2154
1:10K map: SK25SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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