SWYOR-834B24: Roman coin; contemporary copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-834B24

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy core of a plated contemporary copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period AD 222 to 235 (Reece period 11). IVNO CONSERVATRIX reverse. As Mint of Rome. This coin is a mule combining an obverse of Severus Alexander with a reverse of either Julia Paula (RIC IV, p. 46, no. 219) Julia Mamaea (RIC IV, p. 49, no. 257) or Julia Maesa. (RIC IV, p. 98, no. 343).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.17 mm
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 20.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1939

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Juno standing left holding a patera and sceptre; peacock to the left
Reverse inscription: IVNO CONSERVATRIX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Probably

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)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8931
Four figure Latitude: 53.767752
Four figure longitude: -0.651235
1:25K map: SE8931
1:10K map: SE83SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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A Denarius of Julia Mamaea (Severus Alexander) (222-235) Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX Reference: RIC IV Severus Alexander 343
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Find number: IARCW-63DAF5DC
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Denarius of Julia Mamaea (Severus Alexander) (222-235) Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX Reference: RIC IV Severus Alexander 343
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Find number: IARCW-63DAE2BE1D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Denarius of Julia Mamaea (Severus Alexander) (222-235) Reverse: IVNO CONSERVATRIX Reference: RIC IV Severus Alexander 343
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Audit data

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

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