CAM-FB5461: Roman Coin : A base silver plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-FB5461

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base silver plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Geta. AD209-212 (Reece period 10). Reverse legend reads [...]COS II. Reverse shows ?Sol standing left. Mint uncertain.

Obverse shows Bare-headed, draped bust right. Obverse legend reads [...]SEPT [...]. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 2.32g, diameter is 18.3mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 209
Date to: Circa AD 212

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]SEPT [...]

Reverse description: ?Sol standing left
Reverse inscription: [...]COS II

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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