WILT-5A2CD3: Roman coin: denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-5A2CD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver possible contemporary copy of a Roman denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period AD 222 - 235 (Reece period 11). Uncertain reverse type depicting Annona standing left holding corn ears over an altar and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222
Date to: Exactly AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 14.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th May 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4440 69b

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: Lauareate draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]ND AVG

Reverse description: Annona standing left holding corn ears over altar and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

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: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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