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Unique ID: OXON-AAAD7F
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman silver denarius of Julia Domna (AD 193-217), dating to the period AD 196-211 (Reece period 10). VESTAE SANCTAE reverse type depicting Vesta standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand and vertical sceptre in left. Mint of Rome.
The coin has a large chip between 2 and 4 o'clock as seen on the obverse.
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2021 - Sunday 31st October 2021
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Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Domna
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IV]LIA-[AVGVSTA]
Reverse description: Vesta standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: [VESTAE]-SANCTAE
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status qualifier: Certain
4 Figure: SU5994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64171552
Four figure longitude: -1.14878007
1:25K map: SU5994
1:10K map: SU59SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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