WILT-945EEE: Roman coin: Sestertius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: WILT-945EEE

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A copper alloy Roman sestertius of Septimius Severus dating to AD 193 (Reece period 10). FIDEI LEG TR P COS reverse type depicting Fides standing left holding victory and standard. Mint of Rome. S/C in field. Cf. RIC, Vol IV, no. 651.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 193
Date to: Exactly AD 193

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 29.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4845

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES L SEPT SEV PE[RT AVG]

Reverse description: Fides standing left holding victory and standard
Reverse inscription: FIDEI LEG TR P COS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/C//---
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Broughton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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