OXON-AAAD7F: Roman coin: denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-AAAD7F

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 196
Date to: Exactly AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2021 - Sunday 31st October 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

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: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Warborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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