BERK-30FB6D: Roman coin: denarius

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Unique ID: BERK-30FB6D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman silver denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211), dating to c. AD 208 (Reece Period 10), probably [P M TR P XVI COS I]II P P or similar, probably Genius standing left with patera and cornucopiae (although this appears poorly formed). RIC IV, pt 1, p. 119, cf. no. 219.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 208
Date to: Circa AD 208

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0122

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Septimius Severus
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [SEVER]VS PIVS AVG

Reverse description: Probably: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae (poorly formed)
Reverse inscription: Probably; [PM TR P XVI COS I]II P P

Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt 1 p. 119, cf. no. 219

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4333
Four figure Latitude: 51.09470339
Four figure longitude: -1.38734118
1:25K map: SU4333
1:10K map: SU43SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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