YORYM-6AC877: Roman Coin : Denarius of Septimius Severus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6AC877

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Septimius Severus dating to the period AD 207 (Reece Period 10). P M TR P XV COS III P P reverse type depicting Africa wearing elephant skin head-dress standing right, holding out drapery with fruits in its folds; lion at feet. Mint of Rome.

RIC IV, p.118, no.207.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 207
Date to: Circa AD 207

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05950

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: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: SEVERVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Africa wearing elephant skin head-dress standing right, holding out drapery with fruits in its folds; lion at feet
Reverse inscription: P M TR P XV COS III P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Reighton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1574
Four figure Latitude: 54.14895895
Four figure longitude: -0.2407717
1:25K map: TA1574
1:10K map: TA17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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 days ago

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