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Unique ID: LVPL49

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Julia Aquilia Severa, second wife of Elagabalus, dating to the period c.AD 220-222 (Reece period 10). CONCORDIA reverse type depicting Concordia standing left sacrificing out of a patera over an altar and holding cornucopiae; star in left field. Mint of Rome. RIC IV., pt 2, p. 47, no. 225.


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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 220
Date to: Circa AD 222

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998

Personal details

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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 Aquilia Severa
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA AQVI[...]ERA AVG

Reverse description: Concordia standing left sacrificing out of a patera over an altarĀ and holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: CONCORDI[A]

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt 2 p. 47, no. 225

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: South Lakeland (District)
To be known as: CUMBRIA KENDAL

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Carson, R.A.G. 1976 Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum London British Museum Press 185

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 23 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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