NLM-B54B7C: Roman Coin: Denarius of Severus Alexander

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B54B7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver, base silver or plated coin. Denarius of Severus Alexander (222-235), Sear vol. 2 no. 7887, citing RIC vol. 4 part 2 no. 168; RIC gives this as undated, Sear suggests mint of Rome issue of 226, Reece period 11

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped ?and cuirassed? right.

Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAN[----]

Reverse description: ?Pax advancing left with ?sceptre aslant and palm

Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Diameter: 19.9mm, Weight: 1.95gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 226
Date to: Exactly AD 226

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42088

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: Bust laureate draped ?and cuirassed? right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAN[----]

Reverse description: ?Pax advancing left with ?sceptre aslant and palm
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Severus Alexander 168
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: Rudston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one month ago

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