YORYM-4B327C: Roman Coin : Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-4B327C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus (AD 175 - AD 192) dating to AD 186 (Reece Period 9). P M TR P XI IMP VII COS V P P reverse depicting Commodus seated left on curule chair, holding globe. Mint of Rome.

RIC III, p. 380, no. 124.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 186
Date to: Circa AD 186

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gail Hitchens
Identified by: Miss Gail Hitchens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT: E05545

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: COMM [ ] BRIT

Reverse description: Commodus seated left on curule chair, holding globe
Reverse inscription: [ ] II COS V P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 124
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 380, no. 124.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9726
Four figure Latitude: 53.72140026
Four figure longitude: -0.53147455
1:25K map: SE9726
1:10K map: SE92NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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