WILT-7090B6: Roman coin: Denarius of Geta

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Unique ID: WILT-7090B6

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A silver plated copper alloy contemporary copy of a silver Roman denarius of Geta (as Caesar), dating to the period AD 198-209 (Reece Period 10). Uncertain reverse type depicting a female figure standing left, holding a cornucopiae. Uncertain mint. The obverse and reverse types might be based on different coins.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 198
Date to: Exactly AD 209

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4275

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bareheaded, draped bust right (young).
Obverse inscription: [...] G[ET]A CAES[...]

Reverse description: Standing female figure left, holding cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [...]I COS P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Deverills

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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