IOW-DACA32: Sestertius of Severus Alexander. RIC 648 (AD 232).

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-DACA32

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Sestertius of Severus Alexander. RIC 648 (AD 232).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 232

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.13 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Mark Russell
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-113-2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP ALE]XANDER PIVS A[VG]

Reverse description: Spes advancing left, holding flower in right hand and lifting hem of skirt with the left hand
Reverse inscription: [SPES] PVBLICA S C in left and right field

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Arreton Parish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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