PUBLIC-35D197:

Rights Holder: All rights reserved
CC License:


Rights Holder: All rights reserved
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-35D197

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Commodus (AD 180-192), dating to the period AD 188-189 (Reece period 9). [VICT FELI P] M TR P XIIII, COS V P P reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath in both hands over two shield set on a low base, COS V P P on the base, S C on the shields. Mint of Rome. As RIC III, p. 385, no. 181; Cohen, p. 350, nos. 949-950.

The coin measures 16.70mm in diameter and 1.71mm in thickenss, 1.44g in weight. Approx 20% of the coin is missing due to old breaks.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: British Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 188
Date to: Circa AD 188

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robin Siddle
Identified by: Mr Robin Siddle
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2018,4099.1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT-[P FEL AVG] BRIT

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath in both hands over two shield set on a low base, COS V P P on the base, S C on the shields.
Reverse inscription: [VICT FELI P] M TR P XIIII, COS V P P

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC III Commodus 181
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 385, no. 181

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: TS1

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while undertaking a metal detecting survey
Current location: British Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: IARCW-63DAE28490
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Sestertius of Commodus (188-189) Reverse: VICT FELI[CI?] COS V P P SC Reference: RIC III Commodus 530/50
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IARCW-63DAE7746
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Sestertius of Commodus (188-189) Reverse: MINER VICT P M TR P XIIII IMP VIII COS V P P Reference: RIC III Commodus 528
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IARCW-63DAF7A8
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Sestertius of Commodus (188-189) Reverse: MART PACAT P M TR P XIIII IMP VIII COS V P P SC Reference: RIC III Commodus 527
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.