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Unique ID: SF-810912

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman gold aureus of Domitian as caesar under Vespasian, c.76 AD. Reverse: COS-IIII, A cornucopiae. As RIC 2 (2nd ed.), p. 125, no. 918.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 76
Date to: Circa AD 76

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 7.24 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: MNL 097

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Domitian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS
Reverse description: A cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: COS IIII
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 (2nd ed) p. 125, no. 918
A resized image of Roman aureus of Domitian

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Near Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 26th October 2011
Updated: Thursday 15th December 2011

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