WAW-C98E14: Roman Coin: as of possibly Septimus Severus (Obverse & Reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-C98E14

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper alloy as of possibly Septimus Severus (AD 193-211) possibly dating to the period AD 193 and 211, but certainly between AD 193 and 222 (Reece Period 10), reverse depicts a seated figure but the legend is not visible, unknown mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.6 g
Diameter: 24.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Reverse description: Standing figure, facing left, otherwise the details are unclear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Upton-upon-Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8338
Four figure Latitude: 52.04013561
Four figure longitude: -2.24925752
1:25K map: SO8338
1:10K map: SO83NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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