SF-D5EF32: Roman coin; silver denarius struck for Elagabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D5EF32

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius struck for Elagabalus, dating to c. AD 218-222. Reece period 10, mint of Rome. Reverse; LIBERTAS AVG, Libertas standing left holding cornucopia and scales, star in left field. As RIC vol. IV, part I, p. 36, no. 112.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.34 g
Diameter: 17.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Libertas standing left holding cornucopia and scales, star in left field
Reverse inscription: LIBER-TAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: */-//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Poslingford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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