PUBLIC-54DF2E: Silver denarius of Julia Maesa, grandmother of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 220-222.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-54DF2E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman silver denarius of Julia Maesa, grandmother of Elagabalus (AD 218-222), dating to AD 220-222.
Mint of Rome, c. AD 220-222
Reverse SAECVLI FELICITAS; Felicitas standing left with long caduceus, sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar, star right.
RIC IV, Pt II, p. 50, no. 271.
Reece Period 10

Dimensions: diameter: 18.08mm; weight: 1.86g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

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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 Maesa
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: draped bust head right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAESA AVG

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left with long caduceus, sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar, star right.
Reverse inscription: SAECVLI FELICITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV, pt 2 p. 50, no. 271

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lambeth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Prince's (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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