WILT-B9497F: roman coin: base silver denarius of Elegabalus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B9497F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman base silver denarius of Elagabalus, dating to AD 218-222 (Reece period 10). LIBERTAS AVG reverse type, depicting Libertas, draped, standing left, holding pileus in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand; in left field, star. RIC IV Elagabalus 108.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5187

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bearded bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Libertas, draped, standing left, holding pileus in extended right hand and sceptre in left hand; in left field, star
Reverse inscription: [LI]BERTAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Salisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1331
Four figure Latitude: 51.07817823
Four figure longitude: -1.81580485
1:25K map: SU1331
1:10K map: SU13SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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