SWYOR-D2A4EC: Roman Coin; denarius of Septimius Severus

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A Roman silver coin; a denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193 - 211), dating from about AD 198 - 200 (Reece Period 10). CONCORDIAE MILITVM reverse type depicting Concordia Militum standing left holding a standard in each hand. Mint unknown. Compare Sear Volume II, number 6269 on page 458 which cites RIC 502b. The coin is 17.9mm diameter, 3mm thick, and 2.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 198
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th November 2018 - Saturday 10th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3325

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX

Reverse description: Concordia Militvm standing left holding a standard in each hand
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIAE MILITVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : II 6269 on page 458

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Spofforth with Stockeld (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3652
Four figure Latitude: 53.96283588
Four figure longitude: -1.45278752
1:25K map: SE3652
1:10K map: SE35SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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