SF-769D94: Roman coin: denarius of Elagabalus.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-769D94

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 222 (Reece Period 10). LIBERALIT[AS] AVG II reverse type depicting Liberalitas standing left with abacus and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV, part II, p. 35, no. 100.

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 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.22 mm
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no. 136.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP A]NTONINVS PIVS AV[G]

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left with abacus and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: LIBERALIT[AS] AVG II

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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