HESH-EE4B72: Roman Coin:denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-EE4B72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211) struck in Rome AD 202-210. Reece Period 10.

Reverse: INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH The Dea Caelestis riding right on a lion holding a thunderbolt and sceptre, below waters gushing from rock.

RIC Vol IV part 1 p125 No 266

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 202
Date to: Circa AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th August 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Coin No: 10

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: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate crowned head right
Obverse inscription: SEVERVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: The Dea Caelestis riding right on a lion holding a thunderbolt and sceptre, below waters gushing from rock.
Reverse inscription: INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ancaster

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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