CAM-FB8A15: Roman Coin : A silver Denarius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: CAM-FB8A15

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Denarius of Septimius Severus. AD196-210 (Reece period 10). Reverse legend reads [VOTA PVBLICA]?. Reverse shows Emperor left sacrificing over altar. Mint is Rome. See cf.RIC IV, p.102, no.96a.

Obverse shows Laureate head right. Obverse legend is illegible. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 1.3g, diameter is 16mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 196
Date to: Circa AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th March 2010

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
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: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor left sacrificing over altar
Reverse inscription: [VOTA PVBLICA]?

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
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.

References cited

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