SF-5CC809: Roman coin: denarius of Elagabalus ( plated contemporary copy).

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Unique ID: SF-5CC809

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver plated contemporary copy of a Roman denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 219 (Reece Period 10). Copying P M TR P II COS II P P reverse type depicting Providentia standing left, legs crossed, holding rod and cornucopiae and leaning on column; at her feet, globe. Mint of prototype, Rome. As RIC IV, part II, p. 29, no. 23.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 219
Date to: Exactly AD 219

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 2.35 g
Diameter: 19.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Laureate and drape dbust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, legs crossed, holding rod and cornucopiae and leaning on column; at her feet, globe.
Reverse inscription: P M TR P II COS II P P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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