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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-6113AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver Denarius of Elagabalus dating to the period AD 221-222 . Reece Period 10. IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate, horned, draped bust right right / SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB, Elagabalus sacrificing right over lighted altar, star in right or left field. RSC 246.

Notes:

PAS Form No 1975: No 2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 221
Date to: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th August 2017

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate, Horned and Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Elagabalus sacrificing right over lighted altar, star in right or left field. RSC 246.
Reverse inscription: SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB

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: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64345412
Four figure longitude: -1.43778401
1:25K map: SU3994
1:10K map: SU39SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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