KENT-312FBA: Silver roman Denarius uncertian emperor and reverse type

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Unique ID: KENT-312FBA

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A highly worn and warped silver Roman denarius of uncertain Emperor and reverse type, likely 2nd or early 3rd century AD (Reece period 6-8). Much of the circumference has been abraded and the coin is incomplete with a large central crack. Date suggestion based on Draped, possibly bearded emperor.

Measurements: 18.14mm long, 2.78mm thick and 3.14g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 238

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.78 mm
Weight: 3.14 g
Diameter: 18.14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Partially? draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Preston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2559
Four figure Latitude: 51.28567145
Four figure longitude: 1.22526007
1:25K map: TR2559
1:10K map: TR25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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