WMID-3A24F1: WMID-3A24F1: Roman coin: Denarius of uncertain Empress

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Unique ID: WMID-3A24F1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete struck / hammered silver denarius of Julia Maesa (grandmother or Elagabalus and Severus Alexander), uncertain reverse, Rome, AD 218-22. Reece Period 10.

Diameter: 18.95 mm
Thickness: 2.12 mm
Weight: 2.3 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 218
Date to: Exactly AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.12 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 Maesa
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Draped bust of Julia Maesa right
Obverse inscription: (IVLIA MAESA AVG)

Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Twywell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9478
Four figure Latitude: 52.391963
Four figure longitude: -0.620082
1:25K map: SP9478
1:10K map: SP97NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting on a rally

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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