WILT-BE3B1A: Roman coin: Severus Alexander denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-BE3B1A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period of AD 222-235 (Reece Period 11), P M TR P VI COS II P P, Mars advancing right, holding a spear. Uncertain mint.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 19.44 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust, clean shaven, facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C AVR [SEV] ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Mars advancing right, holding spear in both hands.
Reverse inscription: P M TR PVI COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Frampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6395
Four figure Latitude: 50.75341095
Four figure longitude: -2.52587023
1:25K map: SY6395
1:10K map: SY65NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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