SF-F5E4C2: SF-F5E4C2: Roman coin: denarius of Commodus

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Unique ID: SF-F5E4C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Roman denarius of Commodus, dating to AD 186-7 (Reece period 9). PM TR P XI IMP VII COS V PP reverse type, depicting a domed distyle temple with Janus standing facing within, holding sceptre.

RIC III, 381, no.141.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 186
Date to: Exactly AD 187

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.81 mm
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 19.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: domed distyle temple with Janus standing facing within, holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: PM TR P XI IMP VII COS V PP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 141
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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