YORYM-5E932E: Roman Coin : Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-5E932E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus dating to the period AD 186 - 187 (Reece Period 9). HILAR AVG P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P depicting Hilaritas standing left holding branch and long palm. Mint of Rome.

RIC III, p.382, no.150a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 186
Date to: Circa AD 187

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Hilaritas standing left holding branch and long palm
Reverse inscription: HILAR AVG P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1769
Four figure Latitude: 54.10359247
Four figure longitude: -0.21210174
1:25K map: TA1769
1:10K map: TA16NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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