CAM-F5F87E: Roman Coin : Silver denarius of Severus Alexander, AD 222-235

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-F5F87E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Severus Alexander, AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). Reverse legend is illegible. Reverse shows an uncertain figure standing left, holding a cornucopiae in left hand. Mint is Rome AD 222-235.

Obverse legend reads [...] SEV[...]. Obverse shows a laureate head or bust right. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight is 2.83g, diameter is 20.2mm, thickness is 2.0mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Laureate head or bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] SEV[...]

Reverse description: Uncertain figure standing left, holding a cornucopiae in left hand
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Orton Waterville (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1396
Four figure Latitude: 52.55012701
Four figure longitude: -0.3348965
1:25K map: TL1396
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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