SWYOR-9E9A2C: Roman coin; denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-9E9A2C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Septimius Severus, dating from AD 198 - 200. Reverse: IOVI PROPVGNATORI, Jupiter right brandishing thunderbolt and raising left hand, wrapped in cloak. Compare RIC 4.1 no. 131. The coin has some copper alloy corrosion but this appears to be on top of the silver. The coin is 18.1mm diameter, 2.5mm thick and 2.98g.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 198
Date to: Exactly AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 2016 - Saturday 5th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2958

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: L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX

Reverse description: Jupiter right brandishing thunderbolt and raising left hand, wrapped in cloak
Reverse inscription: IOVI PROPVGNATORI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : 4,1 cf 131

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Spofforth with Stockeld (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3651
Four figure Latitude: 53.95384858
Four figure longitude: -1.45290514
1:25K map: SE3651
1:10K map: SE35SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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