NLM-582417: Denarius of Septimius Severus from Fridaythorpe

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-582417

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

Silver, possibly debased

Coin. Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), possibly a copy of issue of 194-195, RIC volume 4 part 1 no. 48, Reece period 11.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV PE[RT AVG I]MP III

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding Victory and sceptre.

Reverse inscription: PM [TRP II] COS II PP

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 2.38gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211)
Inscription: obv:L SEPT SEV PE[RT AVG I]MP III rev: PM [TRP II] COS II PP

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: Circa AD 194
Date to: Circa AD 195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd January 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: NLM18974

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV PE[RT AVG I]MP III

Reverse description: Jupiter seated left holding Victory and sceptre
Reverse inscription: PM [TRP II] COS II PP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fridaythorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8759
Four figure Latitude: 54.019681
Four figure longitude: -0.673627
1:25K map: SE8759
1:10K map: SE85NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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