SF-B167A1: Romna coin:  plated contemporary copy of a denarius of Elagabalus.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B167A1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of silver plated contemporary copy of a Roman denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 221 (Reece Period 10). Copying [P M T]R P IIII CO[S III P P] reverse type depicting radiate Sol advancing left with cloak flying, holding whip; star in left field. Cf prototype in RIC IV, Part II, p. 31, no. 40.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 221

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.81 mm
Width: 16.29 mm
Thickness: 2.25 mm
Weight: 1.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th March 2019

Personal details

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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: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Radiate Sol advancing left with cloak flying, holding whip; star in left field.
Reverse inscription: [P M T]R P IIII CO[S III P P]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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

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