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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-896F87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Severus Alexander (r. AD 222 - 235), minted at Rome in 228 (Reece Period 11) P M TR P VII COS II P P, Alexander sacrificing left, draped and holding patera over altar reverse type. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, pt.II, no.81.

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: 2.13 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Emperor sacrificing left, draped and holding patera over altar.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P VII COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV pt II 81

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Rauceby area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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