BH-1AABEE: Roman coin: silver denarius of Elagabalus

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Unique ID: BH-1AABEE

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A complete silver denarius of Elagabalus (AD 218-222) dating to the period AD 218-222 (Reece Period 10). VICTOR ANTONINI AVG reverse depicting Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV (part II), p. 38, no. 156.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 218
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 19.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th January 2019 - Wednesday 13th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICTOR ANTONINI AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1027
Four figure Latitude: 51.93065334
Four figure longitude: -0.40155844
1:25K map: TL1027
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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