NLM-2A4C3C: Roman Coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A4C3C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Denarius of Severus Alexander (222-235), Sear volume 2 no. 7910, RIC volume 4 part 2 no. 101, mint of Rome issue of 230.

Obverse description: Youthful bust with bum-fluff beard below chin, laureate right.

Obverse inscription: IMP SEV ALE XAND AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left with right arm raised holding globe in left.

Reverse inscription: PMT [---] COS III PP

Diameter: 18.4mm, Weight: 1.94gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 230
Date to: Exactly AD 230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33620

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Youthful bust with bum-fluff beard below chin, laureate righ
Obverse inscription: IMP SEV ALE XAND AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left with right arm raised holding globe in left
Reverse inscription: PMT [---] COS III PP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 101a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol 4 pt 2 101
  • Sear : 2 7910

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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