LEIC-175927: Roman silver Denarius of Elagabalus or Caracalla

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Unique ID: LEIC-175927

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver Denarius of Elagabalus or Caracalla. Reverse type depicting standing figure, possibly with two staffs or a staff and shield?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 190
Date to: Circa AD 230

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.17 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Right facing bareheaded bust
Obverse inscription: [..]AVRANTONINVS[..]

Reverse description: Standing figure Mars? with two staffs or staff and shield?

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Knapwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3360
Four figure Latitude: 52.22215748
Four figure longitude: -0.05438244
1:25K map: TL3360
1:10K map: TL36SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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