BERK-9F3844: Roman coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-9F3844

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

A complete silver Roman denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211), dating to the period AD 195-196. Reece Period 10. L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VII, laureate head right / P M TR P III COS II P P, Minerva standing left with shield and spear. RSC 391.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 195
Date to: Circa AD 196

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2016

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: OXPAS2018.182

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV [PERT AVG IM]P VII

Reverse description: Minerva standing left with shield and spear
Reverse inscription: P M TR P III COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Childrey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3587
Four figure Latitude: 51.5807799
Four figure longitude: -1.49628467
1:25K map: SU3587
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While digging a pond
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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