SF-90A866: Roman Denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-90A866

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Elagabalus, c.218-222 AD. Half of the coin is missing due to old breaks. Reverse: []S SACERDOS AVG, Elagabalus standing left holding branch(?) and patera, sacrificing over an altar? A star in the field to the left. As RIC 4.2 nos. 87-88, 146.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.67 g
Diameter: 17.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINV[]

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing left holding branch(?) and patera, sacrificing over an altar? A star in the field to the left
Reverse inscription: []S SACERDOS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 4.2 nos. 87-88, 146

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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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