PAS-6780B2: Roman coin: Denarius of Julia Mamaea

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Unique ID: PAS-6780B2

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A fragment of a Roman silver denarius of Julia Mamaea dating to the period AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). IVNO AVGVSTAE reverse type depicting Juno seated left, holding flower and short sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC IV.ii, p. 98; no. 341.

The fragment has ragged edges from irregular old breaks. It equates to around 40% of the original flan. It weighs 1.24g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 222
Date to: Exactly AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.1 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th April 2014 - Friday 4th April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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 Mamaea
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust diademed and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: [IVLIA MA]M[AEA AVG]

Reverse description: Juno seated left, holding flower in right hand and short sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: [IV]NO AVG[VSTAE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.ii 341 (p. 98)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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