SWYOR-28BC52: Roman coin; denarius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: SWYOR-28BC52

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A silver Roman coin, a denarius of Septimius Severus (193 - 211), ADVENVI AVG FELICISSIMO reverse. See Sear Volume II number 6256.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 196

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1181

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate Bust right
Obverse inscription: [L SEPT] SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII

Reverse description: Severus on horseback pacing right, his right arm raised.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : II 6256

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Aberford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4336
Four figure Latitude: 53.818507
Four figure longitude: -1.348343
1:25K map: SE4336
1:10K map: SE43NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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