SF-B65771: Roman denarius of Caracalla

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B65771

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Caracalla, c.208 AD. Reverse: PONTIF TR-P XI COS III, Mars standing right holding spear and shield (shield seen from behind). As RIC 4.1 no. 100. The coin has some slight damage to one side of the flan and relatively extensive evidence for a high copper-alloy content.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 208
Date to: Circa AD 208

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
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: ANTONINVS-PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing right holding spear and shield (shield seen from behind)
Reverse inscription: PONTIF TR-P XI COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Redgrave

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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