LANCUM-E29F19: Roman coin: Denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-E29F19

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus. Rome mint, AD 186-7. Reece period 9. RIC 146. Sear 5630

Obv: laureate bust right / M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Rev: Pietas facing left sacrificing over an altar and holding a box of incense / AVCT PIET PM TRP XII IMP VIII COS V P P

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 187

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 18.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd December 2017 - Sunday 3rd December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Alys Rouncefield
Identified by: Mr Ray Dodd
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: M COMMANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Pietas facing left sacrificing over an altar and holding a box of incense.
Reverse inscription: AVCT PIET PM TRP XII IMP VIII COS V PP

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 146
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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