GLO-79FD15: GLO-79FD15 Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-79FD15

Object type certainty: Certain
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Denarius of Severus Alexander 223 (Reece 11) [IM]P C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate, draped bust right / P M TR P II COS P P, Mars standing left, holding branch and reversed spear

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 223

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Wednesday 1st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

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: [IM]P C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Obverse inscription: laureate, draped bust right

Reverse description: Mars standing left, holding branch and reversed spear
Reverse inscription: P M TR P II COS P P

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
To be known as: Forest of Dean

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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