YORYM-4C0346: Roman Coin : Contemporary Copy Denarius of Septimus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-4C0346

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

A contemporary copy silver plated denarius of Septimus Alexander, PAX AVG, uncertain mint, AD 222-238.

RIC IV, c.f. no.167.

Notes:

Obverse legend does not fit.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 238

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary 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: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV no.167

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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