NCL-EE3195: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Caracalla

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-EE3195

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver denarius of Caracalla dating to the period AD 206 to 210 (Reece period 10).LIBERALITAS AVG VI reverse type depicting Liberalitas standing left holding abacus and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. The coin is incomplete and appears to have been deliberately cut. RIC IV, p. 235, no. 158.

Notes:

SF 881

Evidence of reuse: The coin is incomplete and appears to have been deliberately cut.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 206
Date to: AD 210
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1993 - Saturday 1st January 1994

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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]
Obverse description: Laureate emperor facing right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS [PIVS AVG]

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left with cornucopia.
Reverse inscription: [LIBERAL]ITAS AVG VI

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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