DOR-959A21: Roman Coin: Contemporary Copy Denarius of Severus Alexander

Rights Holder: Julie Shoemark
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Unique ID: DOR-959A21

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver contemporary copy of a Roman denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period AD 222 - 235 (Reece period 11). P M TR P VI/VII COS II PP reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left with sclaes and cornucopiae. Prototype is from Mint of Rome. RIC IV, pp. 75-76, cf. nos. 64 & 78.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222
Date to: Exactly AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: GCD2, C88

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: PM TR [P VI/VII CO]S II PP

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Gussage St. Michael

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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