WMAS-6B4756: Roman Coin: Denarius of Julia Domna (obverse and reverse view).

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Unique ID: WMAS-6B4756

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Julia Domna, Mint of Rome, Second Issue - c. A.D.196-211.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 1.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004-78/35

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust draped right.
Obverse inscription: IVILA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Female figure, Ceres seated left, holding corn-ears and ?torch.
Reverse inscription: CE[R]ERI F[RV]GI[F]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6424
Four figure Latitude: 51.913359
Four figure longitude: -2.524779
1:25K map: SO6424
1:10K map: SO62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sear, D.R. 1988 Roman Coins and their Values Seaby 183 1734

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMAS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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