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Unique ID: BERK-6F5942

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius struck for Septimus Severus (AD 193 - 211), dating to the period AD 194 - 195. MONET AVG reverse type, uncertain mint. cf. RIC 411a.


Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: P671

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 194
Date to: Circa AD 195

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.14 g
Diameter: 18.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

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
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Eastern mint
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II

Reverse description: Figure standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [MONET AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3116
Four figure Latitude: 51.84174835
Four figure longitude: -1.55143938
1:25K map: SP3116
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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