YORYM-97D626: Roman Coin : Denarius of Septimus Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-97D626

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Septimus Severus, BONI EVENTVS, Emesa mint, AD 194 -195.

RIC IV, pt.1, p.140.

Notes:

This coin has the reverse legend of RIC no.369 with the reverse type of RIC no.364.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 194
Date to: Circa AD 195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

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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: Eastern mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bearded head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAE L SEP PERT AVG COS II

Reverse description: Spes advancing left holding flower and lifting skirt
Reverse inscription: BONI EVENTVS

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

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt.1 p.140

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shiptonthorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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