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Unique ID: OXON-D10CB2

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An incomplete Roman silver Denarius of Severus Alexander, dating to the period AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). ANNONA AVG reverse type depicting Annona standing left with corn-ears and cornucopiae, modius at foot left. Mint of Rome.


Oxfordshire PAS Record Sheet No: W8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 17.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th September 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Annona standing holding corn, an anchor and modius at feet.
Reverse inscription: ANNONA [...]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 246c
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3115
Four figure Latitude: 51.83275768
Four figure longitude: -1.55152865
1:25K map: SP3115
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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