WMID-599282: Roman coin: Incomplete denarius of Carcalla

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Unique ID: WMID-599282

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An incomplete struck / hammered silver denarius of Carcalla (AD 198 to AD 217), dating to the period AD 211. [PM TR P XIIII CO]S III PP reverse type depicting Concordia seated left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. Cf RIC IV p238. No 183.

Diameter: 17.26 mm
Thickness: 2.05 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.05 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureat bust facing right
Obverse inscription: NINVS PIVS AVG BR[ ]

Reverse description: Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [ ]S III PP

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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: King's Newnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4377
Four figure Latitude: 52.389344
Four figure longitude: -1.369584
1:25K map: SP4377
1:10K map: SP47NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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