CAM-0CA227: Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: CAM-0CA227

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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


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

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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.

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