WMID-088216: Roman coin: Denarius of Clodius Albinus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-088216

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete struck / hammered silver denarius of Clodius Albinus (AD 193 to AD 197), dating to the period AD 194 to AD 195 (Reece Period 10). FELICITAS COS II reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre. Mint of Rome. Cf. RIC IV page 44, no 4.

Diameter: 16.8 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 194
Date to: Circa AD 195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th August 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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Clodius Albinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head facing right. Bearded
Obverse inscription: D CLOD SEPT[ ]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: FELICITA[ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -
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: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Droitwich Spa (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8964
Four figure Latitude: 52.27403919
Four figure longitude: -2.16263415
1:25K map: SO8964
1:10K map: SO86SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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