SF-810912: Roman aureus of Domitian

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SF-810912

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman gold aureus of Domitian as caesar under Vespasian, c.76 AD. Reverse: COS-IIII, A cornucopiae. As RIC 2 (2nd ed.), p. 125, no. 918.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 76
Date to: Circa AD 76

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.24 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: MNL 097

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS

Reverse description: A cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: COS IIII

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 (2nd ed) p. 125, no. 918

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Near Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SF-02CD82
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A silver Roman denarius of Domitian, striking under Vespasian, c.76 AD. Reverse: COS IIII, Pegasus walking right. Mint: Rome. As RIC 2 no. 238.
Workflow: On reviewFind on review

Find number: SUSS-E01160
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman silver denarius of Domitian as Caesar under Vespasian, COS IIII (Pegasus) reverse, Minted in Rome, 76 AD, RIC 238 (Vespasian). The coin…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-5FCE61
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A broken silver Roman denarius of Domitian striking under Vespasian, c.76 AD. Reverse: [C]OS IIII, Pegasus right. RIC 2, no. 238.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Wednesday 26th October 2011
Updated: Thursday 15th December 2011

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.