KENT-A7239D: Silver Denarius of Maximinius

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A fine silver Roman denarius of Maximinus I (235 to 238). Minted at Rome, c.235-236 AD. PROVIDENTIA AVG Reverse. RIC IV-ii, 13D.

Obv.: Laureate, draped bust right. Leg.: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG. Rev.: Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe with right hand and cornucopia in left. Leg.: PROVIDENTIA AVG. Coin is very fine and most detail is sharp.

Measurements: 19.59mm in diameter, 1.9mm thick and 2.73g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 235
Date to: Circa AD 236

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 19.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Maximinus
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bearded bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe with right hand and cornucopia in left
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IV-ii 13D

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Thanet (District)
Parish or ward: St. Nicholas At Wade (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2566
Four figure Latitude: 51.34851375
Four figure longitude: 1.22967397
1:25K map: TR2566
1:10K map: TR26NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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