SWYOR-15E207: Roman silver coin; illegible denarius

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Unique ID: SWYOR-15E207

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver coin, an illegible denarius dating from 27 BC - AD 240. Ruler unknown and legends illegible. Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing figure holding a sceptre on the left side of the coin. Mint unknown. The coin has a diameter of 17.20mm, a thickness of 1.85mm and weighs 1.75g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 27 BC
Date to: Circa AD 240

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th October 2018 - Thursday 15th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Graham Rawson
Identified by: Dr Graham Rawson
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 003295

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure holding possible sceptre
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Monk Fryston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5330
Four figure Latitude: 53.76366377
Four figure longitude: -1.1974941
1:25K map: SE5330
1:10K map: SE53SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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