WMID-29EF0E: Roman coin: Incomplete denarius of Septimus Severus

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Unique ID: WMID-29EF0E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman denarius of Septimus Severus (AD 193- 211), dating to the period c. AD 197-200 (Reece Period 10). PROVID AVGG reverse type depicting Providential standing left holding sceptre and wand over globe. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV.1, no. 139.

Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 13.7 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 197
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 13.7 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th April 2018 - Tuesday 10th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: L SEPT S[...]AX

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding sceptre and wand over globe
Reverse inscription: PROVID[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.1 No. 139

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Binton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1553
Four figure Latitude: 52.17505692
Four figure longitude: -1.78206879
1:25K map: SP1553
1:10K map: SP15SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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