WAW-7831B7: Roman coin: Denarius of Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-7831B7

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

Roman coin: Partially complete struck / hammered silver denarius of Geta, as Caesar, minted in AD 201.

Obverse: bare head, draped right.
Obverse inscription: P SE [ ] CAES PONT
Reverse: Geta standing left, in military attire, holding branch and inverted spear.
Reverse inscription: [ ] ING IV VENT
Reece period: 10
Diameter: 18.14mm
Thickness: 2.26mm
Weight: 1.5 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 201

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.26 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st July 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare head, draped right.
Obverse inscription: P SE [ ] CAES PONT

Reverse description: Geta, standing in military attire, holding branch and inverted spear
Reverse inscription: [ ] ING IV VENT

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -- / -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
Parish or ward: Waterhouses (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1053
Four figure Latitude: 53.07414
Four figure longitude: -1.852192
1:25K map: SK1053
1:10K map: SK15SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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