NLM-126D33: Roman Coin: probably a Severan Denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-126D33

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

Silver coin. Denarius of an indeterminate Roman ruler, possibly a Severan issue of 198-235; abraded.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped right, clean-shaven.

Obverse inscription: IMP CA[--]PM[--]

Reverse description: Figure, possibly Salus, probably male, robed and possibly crowned, seated left extending hand, possibly to feed snake rising from box or altar.

Reverse inscription: SA[---] S AVG

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 1.89gms, 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 198
Date to: Exactly AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th May 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: NLM42579

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severan (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped right, clean-shaven
Obverse inscription: IMP CA[--]PM[--]

Reverse description: Figure, possibly Salus, probably male, robed and possibly crowned, seated left extending hand, possibly to feed snake rising from box or altar
Reverse inscription: SA[---] S AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9113
Four figure Latitude: 53.60566739
Four figure longitude: -0.62617695
1:25K map: SE9113
1:10K map: SE91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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