NLM-F7DF50: Roman Coin: Denarius fraction of Severus Alexander from Fridaythorpe

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F7DF50

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

Base Silver

Coin. Denarius fraction of Severus Alexander (222-235), mint of Rome issue of 233, RIC volume 4 part 2 no. 120, Reece period 11.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: IMP ALEXANDER(---)

Reverse description: Sol advancing left with his right hand raised and ?a whip? In his left.

Reverse inscription: PM TRPX II C(--)P

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin citing Sear volume 2 no. 7915

Diameter: 17.9mm, Weight: 2.02gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 233
Date to: Exactly AD 233

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th October 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: NLM21777

Materials and construction

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

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: Probably
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP ALEXANDER(---)

Reverse description: Sol advancing left with his right hand raised and ?a whip? In his left.
Reverse inscription: PM TRPX II C(--)P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

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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