CAM-F68C43: Roman Coin : A silver denarius of Elagabalus dating to the period AD 218 to 222

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-F68C43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Elagabalus dating to the period AD 218 to 222 (Reece period 10). SACERD DEI SOLI ELAGAB reverse type depicting Elagabalus standing right sacrificing over lighted altar, holding patera and club, star in right field. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, p. 37, no. 131.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 18.06 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: 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: [...]

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing right sacrificing over lighted altar, holding patera and club; star in right field
Reverse inscription: SACER DEI SOLIS [ELAGAB]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Peterborough Unitary Authority Area

Spatial coordinates


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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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