HAMP-BE61A4: Roman coin: Irregular denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-BE61A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A corroded, irregular silver-plated copper-alloy early 3rd-century Roman denarius of Julia Domna, Venus reverse, Rome mint (c. 193 - c. 211 AD; Reece issue period 10; cf. R.I.C. 537/578)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.1 mm
Width: 16.4 mm
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 1.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2948; SR/215

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Domna
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust draped facing right
Obverse inscription: IV[LIA...]

Reverse description: Venus seated left holding sceptre, with right arm stretched out in front
Reverse inscription: VENERI [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.i 537/578 (pp. 165/170)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Hursley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4429
Four figure Latitude: 51.058661
Four figure longitude: -1.373548
1:25K map: SU4429
1:10K map: SU42NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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