BM-32736C: Roman coin : plated denarius of Julia Domna (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-32736C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Plated contemporary copy of a silver denarius of Julia Domna, dating to c. 196-211 (Reece Period 10). Reverse: MATER DEVM, Cybele standing front, head left, holding drum and sceptre, leaning on a column, a lion at her feet. Prototype from mint of Rome. Cf. RIC IV, pt 1, p. 169, no. 570.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 196
Date to: Circa AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RL 15/0327

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Domna
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IVLIA AVGVSTA]

Reverse description: Cybele standing front, head lefet, holding drum and sceptre, leaning on column; at her feet to left, a lion
Reverse inscription: MA[TER DEVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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