Tyne and Wear HER(499): Newcastle, River Tyne, Roman coins - Details
Newcastle, River Tyne, Roman coins
Two Roman coins recovered from the Tyne were reported to the Society of Antiquaries by R. Blair on 27 April 1904. One is of Galba (A.D. 69), a Denarius in poor condition, with the emperor's head on the obverse side and a seated figure on the reverse. The second is of Septimius Severus (A.D. 193-211), a Denarius with the emperor's head on the obverse side and the inscription, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, and on the reverse side 2 captives seated at the foot of a trophy with the inscription PART MAX PM TR P VIIII.
<< HER 499 >> R. Blair, 1905,Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 3, I (for 1903-04), 136