CAM-000362: Roman Coin : base silver plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-000362

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver-plated contemporary copy of a Denarius of Septimius Severus. AD196-210 (Reece period 10). Reverse legend reads [...]OR TR [...]. Reverse shows Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopiae and resting on column. Copying a coin minted in Rome.

This coin appears to have been deliberately cut.

Obverse shows Laureate bust right. Obverse legend is illegible. Die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 1.2g, diameter is 14mm.

Notes:

This coin appears to have been deliberately cut.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.2 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st March 2010

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left, holding cornucopiae and resting on column
Reverse inscription: [...]OR TR [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 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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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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