BERK-39727B: Roman coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-39727B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Roman silver denarius of Septimus Severus (AD 193-211) dating to the period AD 202 and 210 (Reece Period 10). The reverse is a VICT PART MAX type, depicting Victory advancing left, holding a wreath and palm.RIC IV, pt I, p. 128, No. 295.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 202
Date to: Circa AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017.130

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: SEVERVS - PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICT PART MAX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Weston-on-the-Green (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5420
Four figure Latitude: 51.87596279
Four figure longitude: -1.21699687
1:25K map: SP5420
1:10K map: SP52SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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