NLM-EC2225: Denarius of Septimius Severus from Winteringham

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-EC2225

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver

Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), Reece period 10, possibly mint of Rome issue of 194, RIC volume 4 part 1 no. 32

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV P[ERT AVG IM]P III

Reverse description: Bacchus standing left holding thyrsus, panther at feet.

Reverse inscription: LIB[ERO PA]TRI

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin, and cites Sear 1981 no. 1661, but also c.f. Sear Vol. 2 no. 6307, noting the bust appears unusual..

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 2.27gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211)
Inscription: obverse: L SEPT SEV P[ERT AVG IM]P III reverse: LIB[ERO PA]TRI

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 194
Date to: Exactly AD 194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th July 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM18376

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV P[ERT AVG IM]P III

Reverse description: Bacchus standing left holding thyrsus, panther at feet.
Reverse inscription: LIB[ERO PA]TRI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 4 part 1 32

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winteringham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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