LVPL-1DD827: Base silver denarius of Severus Alexander, (222-235AD).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-1DD827

Object type certainty: Certain
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Base silver denarius of Severus Alexander, (222-235AD). Obv: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG; laureate, draped and cuir. bust right, seen from behind. Rev: P M TR P COS PP; Salus seated left, feeding snake coiled around altar. Mint: Rome, 222AD. Reece period 11

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

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, draped and cuir. bust right, seen from behind.
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Salus seated left, feeding snake coiled around altar.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS PP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Islip

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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