SOM-E6FD0A: Roman coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-E6FD0A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211), dating to the period AD 196-197 (Reece period 10). ADVENTVI AVG FELICISSIMO reverse type depicting Severus on horseback going right, raising right hand. Minte of Rome. RIC IV..I, p.100; no.74.

This coin's flan has not been trimmed to the border in places. It has also suffered some small chips.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 196
Date to: Exactly AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.1 mm
Width: 16.6 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.44 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 13th August 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16732

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
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: Head laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV [PERT A]VG IMP VIII

Reverse description: Severus on horseback going right, raising right hand
Reverse inscription: [ADVENTVI A]VG FELICISSIMO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Kingsdon CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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