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Unique ID: PUBLIC-E459FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete silver plated contemporary copy of a denarius of Commodus, AD 180-192 (Reece Period 9). Obverse: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG, Laureate head right. Reverse: [TR P V IMP II]II COS II [P P], Minerva seated left, holding Victory on globe and sceptre. RIC III, p. 366, cf. no. 4 (dating to AD 180). Diameter: 15.57mm; thickness: 2.24mm; weight: 1.07g.


This coin was submitted as potentially part of Treasure case 2016 T55 (LANCUM-E3BE5C) but it has to be excluded from the hoard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being declared not Treasure


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 180
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 15.57 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul King
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COM[MODVS ANTONI]NVS AVG

Reverse description: Minerva seated left, holding Victory on globe and spear
Reverse inscription: [TR P V IMP II]II COS II [P P]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 366, cf. no. 4

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: East Yorkshire

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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