SUR-D88D85: Roman coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-D88D85

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copy of a denarius of Marcus Aurelius dating to the period AD 170 to 171.

COS III reverse type. Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt (which has turned into a bird here) and sceptre. Cf. RIC III, p. 231, no. 227.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 170
Date to: Circa AD 171

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 18.23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-1384

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: M ANTONINVS [...]

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt (which has turned into a bird here) and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [COS III]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Roydon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0981
Four figure Latitude: 52.38712
Four figure longitude: 1.069823
1:25K map: TM0981
1:10K map: TM08SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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