SOM-572A84: Roman Coin: Denarius of Julia Domna

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Unique ID: SOM-572A84

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Julia Domna, VESTAE SANCTAE, mint of Rome, 196-211. RIC vol. IV, no. 587 (pt. 1, p. 171).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IVLIA] AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Vesta standing left, holding patera and sceptre
Reverse inscription: [VESTAE] SANCTAE

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

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. IV, pt. 1 p. 171, no. 587

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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