NLM-2A4C16: Roman Coin: Denarius of Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A4C16

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

Silver Coin. Denarius of Geta (209-212) as Caesar, mint of Rome issue of 200-202, RIC volume 4 part 1 no. 5, Reece period 10.

Obverse description: Youthful bust bare headed right draped; with notably big hair.

Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT

Reverse description: Bearded bust laureate cuirassed facing youthful bust laureate cuirassed; RIC describes these as Septimius Severus and Caracalla.

Reverse inscription: AETERNIT IMPERI

Diameter: 18.5mm, Weight: 2.48gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 202

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.48 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25121

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: Youthful bust bare headed right draped; with notably big hair
Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT

Reverse description: Bearded bust laureate cuirassed facing youthful bust laureate cuirassed;
Reverse inscription: AETERNIT IMPERI

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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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