LIN-8C5ECD: Roman coin: denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-8C5ECD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to AD 222-228 (Reece Period 11). [ANNONA AVG] reverse type depicting Annona standing left with corn-ears and cornucopiae, modius at feet. Mint unknown. Roughly one third of the coin is remaining.

Overall dimensions are as follows: 13.53mm in length, 14.47mm in width and 0.83g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222
Date to: Exactly AD 228

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.53 mm
Width: 14.47 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: ...ALEXA...

Reverse description: Annona standing left, holding corn-ears and cornucopiae; at her feet, modius.
Reverse inscription: [ANNONA AVG ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Bullington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0978
Four figure Latitude: 53.28776855
Four figure longitude: -0.36636351
1:25K map: TF0978
1:10K map: TF07NE
What3Words: onto.noble.diets
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Thursday 19th October 2017
Updated: Thursday 19th October 2017

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