SF-84731F: SF-84731F: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-84731F

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

A base silver Roman contemporary copy of a denarius of Elagabalus, dating to the period AD 218-222 (Reece period 10). Copying INVIC[TA SA]CERDOS AVG reverse type, depicting Elagabalus standing left by altar, holding patera and club.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 218
Date to: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP ANT]ONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Elagabalus standing left by altar, holding patera and club
Reverse inscription: INVIC[TA SA]CERDOS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: */-//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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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Audit data

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

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