LVPL-35E064: Roman Coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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Unique ID: LVPL-35E064

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A roman silver denarius (RIC 93, RSC 647) of the emperor Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) with a strong presence of copper in the core. Both sides of the coin are deeply pitted.

Obverse:- Laureate head of Septimius Severus right, legend around '[L SEPT SEV PERT AVG] IMP VIII'

Reverse:- Securitas seated left, draped, holding globe in dexter hand. Legend '[SECVRITAS] PVBLIC[A]'

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 197
Date to: Circa AD 197

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2017 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Walton

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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