PUBLIC-8C55A4: PUBLIC-8C55A4- silver roman denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8C55A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily encrusted, plated copy of a silver Roman denarius, probably of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to the period c.AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). P M [...] (COS I)II P P reverse type, possibly depicting Sol standing left raising hand and holding globe. Prototype of the mint of Rome. Cf. BMC 6, p. 177, no. 630ff for the possible prototype.

Weight: 3.33 Diameter: 20.2mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

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: 3.33 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

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

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Unclear laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]X-ANDE AVG (N reversed)

Reverse description: Sol standing left raising hand and holding globe?
Reverse inscription: P M [...] (COS I)II P P

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

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: SP3116
Four figure Latitude: 51.84174835
Four figure longitude: -1.55143938
1:25K map: SP3116
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 2 months ago

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