KENT-A7A4BE: An illegible silver roman Denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-A7A4BE

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver Roman denarius Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to the period AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). [PROVID] DEOR[VM] reverse type depicting Providentia draped standing front, head left, Holding in right hand wand over globe and sceptre in left hand. Mint of Antioch. As RIC IV.2, p. 93, no. 294.

Measurements: 18.52mm in diameter, 2.1mm thick and 2.27g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 18.52 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Providentia draped standing front, head left, Holding in right hand wand over globe and sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: [PROVID] DEOR[VM]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 294
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 4 pt.ii 294

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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