NARC-AB3B13: NARC-AB3B13 : Denarius : Geta

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-AB3B13

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

An incomplete silver denarius of Geta (AD 209-212) as Caesar, dating to the period c. AD 200-202 (Reece period 10). SECVRIT IMPERII reverse type, depicting Securitas draped seated left holding globe, left arm resting on throne. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 18.66mm, Thickness: 2.39mm, Weight: 2.3g

The coin is missing a small portion of its outer flan at 2 O'clock

As BMC 241; RIC IV.1 p. 316, no. 20a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 202

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.39 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.66 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT

Reverse description: Securitas draped seated left holding globe, left arm resting on throne
Reverse inscription: SECVRIT IMPERII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Dodford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6061
Four figure Latitude: 52.2439226
Four figure longitude: -1.12266107
1:25K map: SP6061
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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