WAW-D5DB42: Roman Coin:

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Unique ID: WAW-D5DB42

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A complete silver denarius belonging to Elagabalus dating to AD218-222 (Reece Period 10). SVMMVS SACREDOS AVG reverse depicting Elagabalus standing left, sacrificing over tripod holding patera and branch, star in field. Mint is Rome. RIC Vol IV (Part II), p38, no146.

Diameter: 20.44mm. Thickness: 1.67mm. Weight: 2.3g. Die axis: 12 o'clock

Recorded accorded to Parish

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 218
Date to: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.67 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 20.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 7

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Head right, laureate bust, draped
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing left, sacrificing over tripod, holding patera and branch, star in field
Reverse inscription: SVMMVS SACREDOS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 5 years ago

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