SWYOR-897573: Roman Coin: A Denarius of Caracalla as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-897573

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Caracalla as Caesar under Septimius Severus (195-198 AD). The reverse shows Minerva standing left resting on shield and holding spear. Compare Sear Volume II, Number 6678.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 195
Date to: Circa AD 198

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mary Blevins
Identified by: Ms Mary Blevins

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1521

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]
Obverse description: Right facing bust; draped
Obverse inscription: [M AVR ANTON C]AES PON[TIF]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, resting on shield and holding spear
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS PERPETVA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: York area

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sear, D.R. 1988 Roman Coins and their Values Seaby 504, number 6678

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Audit data

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

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