WILT-7EBBD3: Roman coin : As of Otacilia Severa

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Unique ID: WILT-7EBBD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy As of Otacilia Severa (wife of Philip I) AD 245-49, measuring 21-25mm in diameter. It has some wear, lettering difficult.

Obverse: Diademed draped bust right

Reverse: Low column

Mint: Rome, AD 248

Reference: RIC 202b

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 248
Date to: Circa AD 248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 8th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: via Chippenham Museum

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Otacilia Severa
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Diademed draped bust right
Obverse inscription: MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG

Reverse description: Low column S C
Reverse inscription: SAECVLARES AVGG

Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 202b

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9478
Four figure Latitude: 51.5009039
Four figure longitude: -2.08783073
1:25K map: ST9478
1:10K map: ST97NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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