WILT-C8D886: Severus Denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-C8D886

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A silver Roman denarius of Alexander Severus (AD 222-235) dating to AD 231. (Reece period 11). IOVI PROPVGNATORI reverse type depicting Jupiter hurling thunderbolt from right hand, holding eagle in left. Rome mint. RIC IV, part 2, p. 88, no. 238.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 231
Date to: Exactly AD 231

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 17.63 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Nadia Messina
Identified by: Miss Nadia Messina

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM5116

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: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP A]LEXANDER PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter hurling thunderbolt from right hand, holding eagle in left.
Reverse inscription: IOVI PROPVGNATORI

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0544
Four figure Latitude: 51.19519836
Four figure longitude: -1.9298266
1:25K map: SU0544
1:10K map: SU04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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