BM-50621A: Roman coin: denarius of Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-50621A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222) dating to the period AD 221 (Reece period 10). P M TR P II II COS III P P reverse type depicting Sol advancing left, raising right hand, holding whip, Star in field to left. Mint of Rome. Cf. BMC 244; RIC IV.2 p. 31, no. 40.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 221

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol advancing left, raising right hand, holding whip, Star in field to left
Reverse inscription: P M TR P II II COS III P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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