LANCUM-6B2B7B: Silver denarius Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6B2B7B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Roman denarius of Severus Alexander, dating to 222 - 228 AD. Mint of Rome. Obverse of right-facing laureate and draped bust: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG. Reverse of Libertas standing left, holding pileus and cornucopia: LIBER-TAS AVG. The coin is 19.32mm in diameter, 1.92mm in thickness and weighs 2.41g.

RIC IV pt. 2 (Severus Alexander) p. 83, no. 156.

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 228

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.92 mm
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 19.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Matthew Ball

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5178

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right-facing laureate and draped bust
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Libertas standing left, holding pileus and cornocopia
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tickencote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9909
Four figure Latitude: 52.66967886
Four figure longitude: -0.5374044
1:25K map: SK9909
1:10K map: SK90NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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