WAW-D5F465: Roman Coin: Denarius of Julia Avita Mamaea

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Unique ID: WAW-D5F465

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A base silver denarius of Julia Avita Mamaea (AD221-235) dating to AD221-235 (Reece Period 11). VESTA reverse showing Vesta standing left holding palladium and sceptre. Mint is Antioch. RIC IV (part II), p99, no360

Diameter: 17.92mm. Thickness: 2.16mm. Weight: 1.9g. Die axis: 6 o'clock

Recorded accorded to Parish

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 221
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.16 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 9

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Reverse description: Vesta standing, left, holding palladium and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VESTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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