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Unique ID: SUR-A3264D

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A silver Roman denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 221-222 (Reece period 9). SACERD DEI SOLIS ELAGAB reverse type depicting Elagabalus in priestly robes standing right, sacrificing over an altar and holding cypress branch with a star in field. Mint of Rome. Sear 7542, RIC number 131.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: Great Bedwyn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2763
Four figure Latitude: 51.36542712
Four figure longitude: -1.61356147
1:25K map: SU2763
1:10K map: SU26SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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