NLM-BE9485: Roman Coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander from Fridaythorpe

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-BE9485

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Base Silver

Coin. Denarius of Severus Alexander (222-235), mint of Rome issue of 226 if not a copy; RIC volume 4 part 2 nos 187-188 give this dated to 228-231, Reece period 11.

Obverse description: Head laureate right.

Obverse inscription: IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears and cornucopiae

Reverse inscription: ANNONA AVG.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin, citing Sear volume 2 no. 7857

Diameter: 19.5mm, Weight: 2.77gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 226
Date to: Circa AD 231

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd April 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM21766

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: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head laureate right
Obverse inscription: IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: ANNONA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fridaythorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8759
Four figure Latitude: 54.019681
Four figure longitude: -0.673627
1:25K map: SE8759
1:10K map: SE85NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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