NLM-419634: Roman Coin: Copy Denarius of Septimius Severus from Roxby cum Risby

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: NLM-419634

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

Base Silver

Coin. Possibly a copy or contemporary forgery of Septimius Severus (193-211) issue from Rome mint, possibly of 198, Reece period 10; RIC volume 4 part 1 no. 118.

Obverse description: Head laureate right, distinctive curly hair and beard.

Obverse inscription: [L SEP]T SEV PERT AVG[--]

Reverse description: Pax enthroned left holding olive branch and sceptre.

Reverse inscription: PACI AET[ERNAE]

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin citing Sear volume 2 page 462 no. 6319

Diameter: 18.7mm, Weight: 2.29gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 198
Date to: Circa AD 198

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2013

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: NLM22070

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: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Head laureate right, distinctive curly hair and beard.
Obverse inscription: [L SEP]T SEV PERT AVG[--]

Reverse description: Pax enthroned left holding olive branch and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: PACI AET[ERNAE]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9417
Four figure Latitude: 53.64108
Four figure longitude: -0.579646
1:25K map: SE9417
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM-BEB244
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy, possibly formerly silver washed Coin. Forgery of Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), imitating issue of Rome, 199, Reece…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NLM-EC2225
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), Reece period 10, possibly mint of Rome issue of 194, RIC volume 4 part 1 no. 32 Obverse d…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NLM-69CE52
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver Coin. Copy denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), possibly copied from issue of 198-200 of Laodicea mint. Obverse description: …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.