CAM-FFD372: Roman Coin : A base silver plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Caracalla

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-FFD372

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver-plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Caracalla, AD211-217. c.AD214-215 (Reece period 10). Reverse legend reads ...[X]VII9I?)... . Reverse shows ?Genius of the Senate standing left. Copying a coin minted in Rome. See BMC V, p.449, cf.99.

Obverse shows Laureate bust right. Obverse legend reads [...]NIN[...]. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 2.3g, diameter is 17mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 214
Date to: Circa AD 215

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]NIN[...]

Reverse description: ?Genius of the Senate standing left
Reverse inscription: ...[X]VII9I?)...

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.

References cited

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Updated: 6 years ago

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