CAM-0C70A8: Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: CAM-0C70A8

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A silver denarius of Septimius Severus. Mint is Emesa, 194-195, Reece period 10. Obverse shows Laureate bust right. Obverse legend reads IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II. Reverse shows Liberalitas standing left holding corn shakers and cornucpiae. Reverse legend reads LIBERA AVG. Die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 2.91g, diameter is 17.82mm. See RIC IV, pt.I, c.f. p.144, no.399.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 194
Date to: Circa AD 195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.91 g
Diameter: 17.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left holding corn shakers and cornucpiae
Reverse inscription: LIBERA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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