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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-001BD2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver Denarius of Severus Alexander dating to AD 223. P M TR P II COS PP (Pax standing left, holding olive branch and sceptre) reverse. Mint of Rome.
Reference: RIC Vol IV, pt. II, No. 27
Diameter: 19.07 mm
Weight: 2.73 g

Notes:

Record made using photos of the coin

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 223

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 19.07 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD 42767

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]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and draped.
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing front, head facing left, holding olive branch and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P II COS PP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 27
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, Pt. II 27

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Near Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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

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