LIN-C01F64: Roman silver denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C01F64

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken and worn denarius, probably of Commodus (AD 177-192). Reece period 9. The neck and lower part of the head are visible on the obverse. The hair is depicted by tight curls, which might suggest Commodus. On the reverse there is a figure standing, holding possibly a staff.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 177
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 0.81 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Commodus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Obverse description: Unclear bust right; curly hair
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear figure standing left, holding ?sceptre
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Torksey area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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