SF-5112B0: Roman denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5112B0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Elagabalus, c.218-222 AD. Reverse: SACERD DEI SOLI ELAGAB, Elagabalus standing right sacrificing over a lighted altar, holding patera and club, star to the right. As RIC 4.2 no. 131

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: 2.59 g
Diameter: 18.85 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

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

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 ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing right sacrificing over a lighted altar, holding patera and club, star to the right
Reverse inscription: SACERD DEI SOLI ELAGAB

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

Coin references

  • RIC : 4.2 no. 131

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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