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Unique ID: CAM-225917

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late 2nd - 3rd century silver Denarius of Septimius Severus, c. AD 193- 211. The obverse shows a laureated head facing right with the inscription: L SEPT SEV -------. The reverse shows a soldier walking right with spear and trophy. The inscription reads: PM TRP 111 COS 11 PP.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.22 mm
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 17.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th September 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Mildenhall & District Metal Detecting Club
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Portrait to right of laurated head.
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV -------

Reverse description: Soldier walking right with spear & trophy
Reverse inscription: PM TRP 111 COS 11 PP

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Little Wilbraham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5359
Four figure Latitude: 52.207987
Four figure longitude: 0.237727
1:25K map: TL5359
1:10K map: TL55NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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