NLM-221EC3: Roman Coin: Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-221EC3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Denarius of Septimius Severus (193-211), probably mint of Rome, RIC vol. 4 part 1 no. 29a, issue of 193-194, in very fine condition, Reece period 10. Possibly Treasure, along with NLM-22BA05 as possible components of a dispersed hoard, based on cited find-spot, date and condition, Treasure ref. 2018 T669..

Obverse description: Bull-necked bust laureate right, forked beard.

Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV PERT(---)

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm, strong exergual line.

Reverse inscription: (---)COS II PP

Diameter: 15.7mm, Weight: 2.12gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2018T669

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 193
Date to: Exactly AD 194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th August 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: NLM40198
Treasure case number: 2018T669

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bull-necked bust laureate right, forked beard
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV PERT(---)

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm, strong exergual line.
Reverse inscription: (---)COS II PP

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

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 4 part 1 no. 29a

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9420
Four figure Latitude: 53.66803657
Four figure longitude: -0.57874001
1:25K map: SE9420
1:10K map: SE92SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
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