SWYOR-42BA00: Roman coin; denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-42BA00

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Elagabalus (218 - 222). Libertas is on the reverse. Compare Sear Volume II number 7523.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 2.68 g
Diameter: 19.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th September 2010

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1415

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: Probably
Obverse description: laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Libertas standing left holding pileus (and rod?) with a star in the right field.
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7556
Four figure Latitude: 53.994604
Four figure longitude: -0.857475
1:25K map: SE7556
1:10K map: SE75NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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