LVPL-E1EFB3: Roman Coin: Denarius of Septimus Severus

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Unique ID: LVPL-E1EFB3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered silver denarius of Septimus Severus (193 to 211 AD), probably minted in the Laodicea (Syria) Mint in 197 AD. RIC 491.

Diameter: 17.60mm
Thickness: 1.88mm
Weight: 1.8 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.88 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare head, laureat wreath, facing right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEVER PERT AVG [ ]

Reverse description: Victory walking left, holding wreath in right hand
Reverse inscription: VICTOR AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Murton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6553
Four figure Latitude: 53.968998
Four figure longitude: -1.010622
1:25K map: SE6553
1:10K map: SE65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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