FAKL-69ECD5: Coin, denarius of Caracalla

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Unique ID: FAKL-69ECD5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Plated copper alloy forgery of a denarius of Caracalla

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 201
Date to: Ante AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 187

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate head, right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS [pivs] AVG

Reverse description: Standing figure, left, holding a spear and a globe
Reverse inscription: RECTOR ORBIS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : 5 293-4

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: Gilberdyke

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on farmland
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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