WMID-64BFD1: Roman coin: Incomplete denarius of Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-64BFD1

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete struck / hammered silver plated denarius of Geta (AD 209 to AD 212), dating to the period AD 203 to AD 208 (Reece Period 10). PONTIF COS reverse type depicting Minerva standing left, holding spear and leaning on shield. Mint of Rome. RIC 4a p318, no 34a.

Diameter: 18.2 mm

Coin was photographed and recorded through a cardboard presentation folder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 203
Date to: Circa AD 208

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18.2 mm

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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, holding spear, and leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [ ]ON[ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Church Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1933
Four figure Latitude: 52.89411599
Four figure longitude: -1.71902749
1:25K map: SK1933
1:10K map: SK13SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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