BH-51E0F1: Plated Denarius of Severus Alexander - obverse

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Unique ID: BH-51E0F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin of Roman date. Plated Denarius of Severus Alexander. The coin is slightly worn and damaged but, otherwise, is in reasonable condition. It measures 16.3mm diameter by 1.3mm thick and weighs 1.9g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 221
Date to: Ante AD 336

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th March 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver entry no. 04/64 - 2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: [I]MP SEV ALE[XANDER AVG]

Reverse description: Radiate Sol standing facing, head left, holding globe, right arm raised, chlamys over left shoulder.
Reverse inscription: [P M TR P]....COS III P P

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Hadham

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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