SF-193C0A: Roman coin: denarius of Caracalla.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-193C0A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and broken in two pieces silver Roman denarius of Caracalla (AD 198-217), dating to the period AD 209-210 (Reece Period 10). Probably [P]ONTI[F TR P X]II COS II[I] reverse type depicting Virtus helmeted standing right, left foot on helmet, holding spear and parazonium. Mint of Rome. Cf RICIV, part I, p. 229, no. 112.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 209
Date to: Circa AD 210

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.78 mm
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 19.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: ANTONI[NVS P]IVS A[VG]

Reverse description: Virtus helmeted standing right, left foot on helmet, holding spear and parazonium.
Reverse inscription: Probably [P]ONTI[F TR P X]II COS II[I]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 10 months ago

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