CAM-0CA227: Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus

Rights Holder: Cambridgeshire County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: CAM-0CA227

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

A silver denarius of Septimius Severus, 193-211. Mint is Rome, 197, Reece period 10. Obverse shows Laureate head right. Obverse legend reads [...] VIIII. Reverse shows Bacchus standing, holding thyrsus, to left panther. Reverse legend reads LIBER[O PATRI]. Condition is fine, die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 1.92g, diameter is 18.00mm. See RIC IV, pt.I c.f. p.103, no.99.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th March 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...] VIIII

Reverse description: Bacchus standing, holding thyrsus, to left panther
Reverse inscription: LIBER[O PATRI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SUR-29F313
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A silver denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211), dating to AD 197 (Reece Period 10) Rev. LIBERO PATRI, Bacchus holding thyrsus, with pant…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: DUR-F2A0F1
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver denarius of Septimius Severus (193- 211) minted in Rome AD 197, LIBERO PATRI, Bacchus and panther. RIC IV, p. 103, cf. no. 99. Reece 1…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: WAW-3F7C06
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman coin: denarius of Septimus Severus (AD 193-211) dating to the period AD 197 (Reece Period 10), LIBERO PATRI reverse depicting Bacchus (L…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.