YORYM-9E35C7: Roman Coin : Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-9E35C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Commodus dating to the period AD 189 (Reece Period 9). MIN VICT P M TR P XIIII COS V DES VI reverse type depicting Minerva standing left holding Victory and spear, to left; shield, to right; trophy. Mint of Rome.

RIC III, p.386, no.189.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 189

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT PP

Reverse description: Minerva standing left holding Victory and spear, to left; shield, to right; trophy
Reverse inscription: MIN VICT P M TR P XIIII COS V DES VI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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