BERK-FA7E87: Roman coin: Copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-FA7E87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver plated contemporary copy of a denarius of Severus Alexander, dating from AD 222-235. Reece Period 11. Unclear reverse type depicting figure standing left with sceptre and opposing arm outstretched.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.157

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]ND (AVG)

Reverse description: Figure standing left with sceptre and opposing arm outstretched.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shalbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3059
Four figure Latitude: 51.32931139
Four figure longitude: -1.57080686
1:25K map: SU3059
1:10K map: SU35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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