HAMP-A292CD: Roman coin : denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A292CD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman silver denarius of Commodus (AD 175-192), dating to the period AD 179-180 (Reece period 9). TR P V IM-P III COS II P P reverse type depicting Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia, wheel under seat. Mint of Rome. As RIC III, p. 366, no. 2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 179
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 9 [180-193]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: L AVREL COM-MODVS AVG

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia, wheel under seat.
Reverse inscription: TR P V IM - P III COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 366, no. 2

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Coldwaltham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0317
Four figure Latitude: 50.94325
Four figure longitude: -0.53529796
1:25K map: TQ0317
1:10K map: TQ01NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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