BM-42329A: Roman coin : copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-42329A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete base metal contemporary copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to c. AD 222-224 (Reece Period 11). Reverse: P M TR P (II or III) COS P P, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre. Prototype from mint of Rome. Cf. RIC IV, pt 2, pp. 71-73, nos 5, 19 or 35.

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 224

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

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: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C M] AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: P M TR P (II or III) COS P P

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Spetisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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