DUR-F457F2: Denarius of Severus Alexander-DUR-F457F2

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-F457F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Severus Alexander (222-235) minted in Rome 222.

Obv; Laureate, draped bust right; IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Rev; Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre; D M TRP COS PP

RIC IV, pt.2., p.71, no.5

Finders reference- No.1. Field 4 October

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.22 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Reverse inscription: D M TRP COS PP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt.2 p.71, no.5

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)
Parish or ward: North Dalton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9252
Four figure Latitude: 53.95592
Four figure longitude: -0.599449
1:25K map: SE9252
1:10K map: SE95SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Audit data

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

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