LIN-1A36F5: Roman silver denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-1A36F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus (AD 180-92), mint of Rome AD 190-1. Obverse: [M COMM ANT P FEL AUG BRIT P P]; laureate head right. Reverse: [CONC COM P M TR P XVI COS VI]; Concordia standing left, holding sceptre and patera. RIC III, p.390, cf.219.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 190
Date to: Exactly AD 191

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th August 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Central Searchers, Alford, Lincs

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 490

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT P P]

Reverse description: Concordia standing left, holding sceptre and patera.
Reverse inscription: [CONC COM P M TR P XVI COS VI]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III cf.219

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Alford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4476
Four figure Latitude: 53.261461
Four figure longitude: 0.157404
1:25K map: TF4476
1:10K map: TF47NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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