BM-3E8D1E: Roman coin : as of Gordian III (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-3E8D1E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy as of Gordian III (AD 238-44), dating to AD 241-4 (Reece Period 12), [P M TR P ... COS ... P P], S C, Emperor right with spear and globe. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, pt 3, p. 49, nos 305-307.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 241
Date to: Circa AD 244

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.3 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference: Bag B, no. 72

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed (seen from rear) bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing right, holding spear and globe
Reverse inscription: [P M TR P ... COS ... P P] S C

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Aldenham region

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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