SF-F05865: Possible Roman Denarius

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Unique ID: SF-F05865

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and heavily encrusted Roman coin, probably a late denarius of Severan date with copper-alloy core and white metal coating. The obverse and reverse legends are illegible.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 238

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 19.73 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Severan (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Uncertain figure standing left, right arm outstretched holding uncertain object above altar?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

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

No references cited so far.

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