DOR-F0CF71: F0CF71. Roman coin: Denarius, probably of Severus Alexander

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Unique ID: DOR-F0CF71

Object type certainty: Certain
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Asilver denarius probably of Severus Alexander. Possibly a consular title with Libertas reverse. Date: AD 222 - 235 Diameter: 18.14 mm Weight: 1.97 g Die axis: 12


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.97 g
Diameter: 18.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Right facing head, laureate
Obverse inscription: [-----]D[---]

Reverse description: Standing female figure - possibly Libertas
Reverse inscription: [---]C[---]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Spetisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8801
Four figure Latitude: 50.808426
Four figure longitude: -2.171676
1:25K map: ST8801
1:10K map: ST80SE
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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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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