BH-F4F1D4: Roman coin: denarius of Commodus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-F4F1D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Commodus (AD 177-192) dating to the period AD 187-188 (Reece Period 9). P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P reverse type depicting Libertus standing front, head lift, holding pileus and rod transverse above head. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p. 384, no. 168.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 187
Date to: Exactly AD 188

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd November 2013 - Sunday 3rd November 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Bust, laureate, drapery on left shoulder?
Obverse inscription: M COMM ANT P FEL AVG BRIT

Reverse description: Libertus standing front, head lift, holding pileus and rod transverse above head
Reverse inscription: P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -/-//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2639
Four figure Latitude: 52.03509855
Four figure longitude: -0.16457058
1:25K map: TL2639
1:10K map: TL23NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 6 months ago

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