DOR-771827: Roman coin: Denarius of Julia Mamaea

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Unique ID: DOR-771827

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A silver denarius of Julia Mamaea issued by her son, Severus Alexander. IVNO CONSERVATRIX ( Juno standging left holding a patera and sceptre, peacock at her feet) reverse. Mint of Rome.
Reference: RIC Volume IV, part II, No. 343
Date: Roman - AD 221 - 235
Diameter: 20.03 mm
Weight: 2.08g
Die axis: 6

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 20.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010 - Sunday 28th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS entry 020690

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust, right, draped, bare headed with waved hair
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Reverse description: Juno standing left, veiled and diaidemed. Holding a patera and sceptre with a peacock at her feet
Reverse inscription: IVNO CONSERVATRIX

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. IV, part II 343

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Owermoigne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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