SF-2FD697: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2FD697

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn Roman coin, either a heavily corroded or very base silver denarius, probably of Julia Domna, c.193-217 AD. Reverse: V[], Venus standing right holding apple and palm(?), leaning on column(?).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 19.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: SAS 007

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 Domna
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Venus standing right holding apple and palm(?), leaning on column(?)
Reverse inscription: V[]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Stoke Ash

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.

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