YORYM-8B347E: Roman Coin : Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-8B347E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Severus Alexander dating to the period AD 222 - 235 (Reece Period 11). PROVIDENTIA AVG reverse type depicting Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and sceptre. Mint of Antioch.

RIC IV, pt.2, p.93, no.296.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05937

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and sceptre
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA AVG

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: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Luttons (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9469
Four figure Latitude: 54.10830272
Four figure longitude: -0.56372564
1:25K map: SE9469
1:10K map: SE96NW
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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