FAKL-E861A1: Roman coin, denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-E861A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, denarius of Severus Alexander (AD222-235), Obverse: Laureate bust, right 'IMP C M AVR SEV AL [exander avg]'. Reverse: Standing female figure, left, holding a cornucopia '[ann] ONA AV [g]. Coin incomplete with some copper corrosion products overlying the silver. Reece Period 11, RIC 133, AD222-8, Diameter 19.2mm, Mass 1.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222
Date to: Exactly AD 228

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BNT 440

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right ].
Obverse inscription: 'IMP C M AVR SEV AL [exander avg]'.

Reverse description: Standing female figure, left, holding a cornucopia
Reverse inscription: '[ann] ONA AV [g

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 133
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Lea (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8287
Four figure Latitude: 53.37350638
Four figure longitude: -0.76894244
1:25K map: SK8287
1:10K map: SK88NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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