NLM-2DD408: Roman Coin: Denarius, possibly of Elagabulus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2DD408

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Denarius, possibly of Elagabalus (218-222), possibly mint of Rome, chipped.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped right, clean-shaven

Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS(---)VG

Reverse description: Draped figure standing left holding ?basket in two hands

Reverse inscription: AE(---)NTI AVG

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 2.05gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

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: NLM42293

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Elagabalus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped right, clean-shaven
Obverse inscription: IMP ANTONINVS(---)VG

Reverse description: Draped figure standing left holding ?basket in two hands
Reverse inscription: AE(---)NTI AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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