PUBLIC-263B11: Roman coin: Denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-263B11

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver denarius of Julia Domna dating to AD 211-217 (Reece Period 10), Reverse; DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana standing facing, head left, holding a long torch in both hands. Mint of Rome. RIC IV part 1, p. 272, no. 373a. The coin is in good condition with only a few spots of brown corrosion on the reverse.

Notes:

Found on a Metal Detectives Group rally near Bradfield, West Berkshire.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 211
Date to: Circa AD 217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th July 2013 - Sunday 28th July 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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 Domna
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 PIA FELIX AVG

Reverse description: Diana standing facing, head left, holding long torch in both hands
Reverse inscription: DIANA LV-CIFERA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. IV, part 1 p. 272, no. 373a

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bradfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5974
Four figure Latitude: 51.46190762
Four figure longitude: -1.15212847
1:25K map: SU5974
1:10K map: SU57SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while searching with a metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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