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Unique ID: WILT-FAF1D6

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A Roman silver denarius with obverse of Septimius Severus and a reverse of Caracalla dating to AD 198-217 (Reece period 10). SEVERVS PIVS AVG obverse depicting a laureate bust facing right. PRINC[IPI] IVVENTVTIS reverse depicting Caracalla standing left holding baton and sceptre, with trophy to the right. Mint of Rome. The coin shows evidence of pitting and may be a contemporary copy.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 198
Date to: Exactly AD 217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 19.76 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5399

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caracalla
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: SEVERVS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Caracalla standing left holding a baton and sceptre with trophy to right.
Reverse inscription: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
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: South Wraxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8163
Four figure Latitude: 51.36574179
Four figure longitude: -2.27430325
1:25K map: ST8163
1:10K map: ST86SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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