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BERK-47925A: Roman coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-47925A

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

A debased silver denarius of Severus Alexander dating to AD 228. Reece Period 11. Reverse depicts the emperor sacrificing over an altar. RIC 81.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 228

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.26 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19.35 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.1099

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: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left sacrificing over an altar
Reverse inscription: PM TRP V[II] COS II PP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3875
Four figure Latitude: 51.47269405
Four figure longitude: -1.45428224
1:25K map: SU3875
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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