SWYOR-C170A5: Roman coin; denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C170A5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Commodus as Augustus dating to AD 192 (Reece Period 9), P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm; star in left field. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 393, no. 237.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 192
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011 - Friday 1st June 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1916

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: L AEL AVREL COMM AVG P FEL

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm; star in left field
Reverse inscription: P M TR P XVII IMP VIII COS VII [P P]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Marr (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5205
Four figure Latitude: 53.539081
Four figure longitude: -1.216836
1:25K map: SE5205
1:10K map: SE50NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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