NMGW-9E2E72: Roman, Tin Alloy, Servus Alexander, cast counterfeit denarius

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Unique ID: NMGW-9E2E72

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Contemporary cast counterfeit in base metal (possibly a tin alloy) of a denarius of Servus Alexander (AD 222-235).


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.61 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Mark Lodwick
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2009.9.3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

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
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: All Cannings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0662
Four figure Latitude: 51.35704133
Four figure longitude: -1.91521927
1:25K map: SU0662
1:10K map: SU06SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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