WMID-26D5D1: WMID-26D5D1: Roman coin: Denarius of Septimus Severus

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COIN

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Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver denarius of Septimus Severus (AD 193 to AD 211), dating to the period AD 197 (Reece Period 10). LIBERO PATRI reverse type depicting Bacchus (Liber) standing front, head left, right hand on head (crowning himself), holding thyrsus in left hand, at feet left a leopard. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, p 103, no. 99.

Diameter: 16.28 mm
Thickness: 2.55 mm
Weight: 2.0 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.55 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 16.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd February 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Probably
Obverse description: Head laureate, right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV[ ]AVG IMP VIII

Reverse description: Bacchus (Liber) standing front, head left, right hand on head. holding thyrsus in left hand, at feet left, leopard.
Reverse inscription: LIBER[ ]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Astley and Dunley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7868
Four figure Latitude: 52.309667
Four figure longitude: -2.324108
1:25K map: SO7868
1:10K map: SO76NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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