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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-72C6C1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver denarius of Commodus (AD 180-92), dating to AD 186-187) (Reece Period 9), Obv: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT, laureate head right; Rev: VOT SOL DEC P M TR P XII IMP VIII, COS V P P (in exergue), Commodus standing left sacrificing over tripod altar. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 383, no. 161.

Evidence of reuse: 187

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date to: Exactly AD 186

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Laverack
Identified by: Mr Tony Laverack
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Commodus standing left sacrificing over tripod, beside which is a fallen bull
Reverse inscription: VOT SOL DEC P M TR P XII IMP VIII, COS V P P (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 161
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 383, no. 161

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: Hayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8245
Four figure Latitude: 53.8947
Four figure longitude: -0.753677
1:25K map: SE8245
1:10K map: SE84NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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 less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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