WMID-280AD6: Roman coin: Complete denarius of Septimus Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-280AD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver denarius of Septimus Severus (AD 193 to AD 211), dating to the period AD 202 to AD 210 (Reece Period 10). VOTA SVSCEPTA XX reverse type depicting Severus veiled, standing left, sacrificing out of patera over altar. Mint of Rome. RIC Vol IV, p 129, no 308.

Diameter: 19.0 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 202
Date to: Circa AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head laureate, right
Obverse inscription: [ ]PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Severus veiled, standing left, sacrificing out of a patera over an altar
Reverse inscription: [ ]EPTA XX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sutton upon Tern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6531
Four figure Latitude: 52.87532307
Four figure longitude: -2.5214627
1:25K map: SJ6531
1:10K map: SJ63SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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