SWYOR-7D4B98: SWYOR-7D4B98 Roman Coin

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Unique ID: SWYOR-7D4B98

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A Roman silver coin; a denarius of Didia Clara issued in AD 193 (Reece Period 10) under Didius Julianus. HILAR TEMPOR reverse type depicting Hilaritas, draped, standing left, holding a long palm in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand. Mint of Rome. Diameter 16.2mm; thickness 1.6mm and weight 2.50g. See RIC IV Didius Julianus 10 (http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.4.dj.10).


This appears to be the first coin of Didia Clara recorded on the PAS database.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 193

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Sunday 10th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS 3729

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Didia Clara
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Didia Clara, hair elaborately waved and coiled on back of head, draped, right
Obverse inscription: DIDIA CLARA AVG

Reverse description: Hilaritas, draped, standing left, holding a long palm in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand
Reverse inscription: HILAR TEMPOR

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Eshton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9156
Four figure Latitude: 53.99995102
Four figure longitude: -2.13878618
1:25K map: SD9156
1:10K map: SD95NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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