NLM-22BA05: Roman Coin: Denarius of Elagabulus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-22BA05

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

Silver coin. Denarius of Elagabalus in very fine condition; mint of Rome, RIC vol. 4 part 2 no. 156, issue of 218-222.

Obverse description: Youthful bust laureate draped and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right with wreath and palm

Reverse inscription: VICTOR ANTONINI AVG

Diameter: 19.3mm, Weight: 2.35gms, die axis: 6

Notes:

Possibly Treasure, along with NLM-221EC3 as possible components of dispersed hoard, based on cited find-spot, date and condition, Treasure reference 2018 T669.

Kindly identified by the finder

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2018T669

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 218
Date to: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.35 g
Diameter: 19.3 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: NLM40207
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: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Youthful bust laureate draped and cuirassed right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICTOR ANTONINI AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: symbol resembling musical notation in right field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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