YORYM-772334: Roman Coin : Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-772334

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period AD 222 - 235 (Reece Period 11). Uncertain reverse type depicting standing figure left holding spear(?) and branch (?). Mint uncertain.

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
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05745

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [C M AVR] SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Standing figure left holding spear(?) and branch (?)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Yapham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7650
Four figure Latitude: 53.94054276
Four figure longitude: -0.8437183
1:25K map: SE7650
1:10K map: SE75SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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