LON-13C160: Copper alloy Roman coin 1st-3rd century AD

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Unique ID: LON-13C160

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Roman copper alloy as, of Julia Mamaea, AD. 222-235, Rome mint, AD.227, Reece period 11 Reverse is Vesta standing left holding (patera?) and transverse sceptre, left, with inscription S C and legend V[ESTA].

Diameter:22.95mm, Weight: 4.56g

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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 227
Date to: Circa AD 227

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.56 g
Diameter: 22.95 mm

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
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: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMAEA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Vesta standing left holding (patera?) and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: V[ESTA], S C

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

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol.IV, pt.2, p.127 711
  • BMC : Vol.VI, p.156 448

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Updated: 3 years ago

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