YORYM-FE4F07: Roman Coin : Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-FE4F07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Roman denarius of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235) dating to the period AD 228 (Reece Period 10). P M TR P VII COS II P P reverse type depicting emperor standing left sacrificing over a lighted tripod. Mint of Rome.

RIC IV.2 p.76, 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 228
Date to: Circa AD 228

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05764

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: Laureate and draped head right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR[------]LEXAND AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left sacrificing over a lighted tripod
Reverse inscription: P M TR P VII COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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