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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-41762B

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A worn copper-alloy Roman Sestertius of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), VICTORIA AVGVSTI, SC. type depicting Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm. Minted at Rome AD 231 (Reece Period 11). RIC vol IV, pt 2. Severvs Alexander No. 618.

Measurements: Diameter: 28.29mm, thickness: 3.24mm, weight: 15.50g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.24 mm
Weight: 15.5 g
Diameter: 28.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [MP SEV] SEV ALEXANDER AVG

Reverse description: Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVGVSTI S C

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt 2 Sev Alexander No.618

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ringwould with Kingsdown (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3747
Four figure Latitude: 51.17309593
Four figure longitude: 1.38910253
1:25K map: TR3747
1:10K map: TR34NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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