BH-E16E07: Roman coin: denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-E16E07

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base silver denarius of Elagabalus, dating to AD 220 (Reece period 10). P M TR P III COS III P P reverse depicting Sol advancing left, holding whip, star in right field. Mint of Rome. RIC IV (II), p. 30, no. 28.

Dimensions: 18.5mm diameter, 1.9mm thick. Weight: 2.47g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 220

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.47 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 13/15 - 8

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: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol, [radiate], advancing left, right hand raised, holding whip in left hand; in right field, star.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P III COS III P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cold Brayfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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