NLM-A428B7: Roman Coin: Denarius of Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A428B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Denarius of Geta (209-212), as kindly identified by the finder. Mint of Rome issue of 200, Sear vol. 2 no. 7196; RIC vol. 4 part 1 no. 18

Obverse description: Youthful head with big ear, coiffed and draped, right.

Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PO[NT]

Reverse description: [Geta as] ?Mars standing left holding vertical sceptre, trophy with globe at its foot to right.

Reverse inscription: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 2.40gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 200
Date to: Exactly AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39603

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Youthful head with big ears coiffed and draped right
Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PO[NT]

Reverse description: [Geta as] ?Mars standing left holding vertical sceptre, trophy with globe at its foot to right.
Reverse inscription: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Geta 18
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Calcethorpe

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: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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