BERK-28436A: Roman coin: Denarius of Caracalla

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-28436A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver denarius of Caracalla (AD 198-217), dating to the period c. AD 210. Mint of Rome. PONTIF TRP [...] reverse type depicting Virtus standing right, helmeted, holding reversed spear and parazoniums, foot on helmet. RIC 117b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.2 mm
Width: 12.6 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.148

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
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: [..]S - PIVS AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Virtus standing right, helmeted, holding reversed spear and parazoniums, foot on helmet
Reverse inscription: PONTIF TRP [...]I

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6293
Four figure Latitude: 51.63240324
Four figure longitude: -1.10560902
1:25K map: SU6293
1:10K map: SU69SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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