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Unique ID: BM-737D80
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A worn silver denarius, possibly a cast contemporary copy, of Julia Aquilia Severa, dating to the period AD 220 to 222 (Reece period 10). CONCORDIA reverse type depicting Concordia standing left holding patera and cornucopiae; possibly star in left field. Mint unclear: Rome or Antioch. cf. RIC IV, Pt II, p. 47, no. 225 (with star in left field) or 227 (without star in left field). The coin is too worn to determine bust style for mint attribution.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 18 mm
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Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Aquilia Severa
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Draped female bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG
Reverse description: Concordia holding patera and double cornucopiae; on left lighted altar; in left field, star?
Reverse inscription: [CONCO]RDIA
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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