BERK-90A974: Silver denarius of Julia Domna

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Unique ID: BERK-90A974

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A contemporary copy of a silver denarius of Julia Domna, struck under Septimus Severus c. 193 - 211 AD (Reece Period 10). The Obverses has the portrait head right and the reverse shows Cybele seated flanked by lions. The coin has a copper alloy core with a white metal coating that has fragmented, leaving the corroded CA core visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 193
Date to: Circa AD 211

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th September 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Segsbury Camp, Wantage, Oxon 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Portrait head right. .
Obverse inscription: IVLIA - AVG

Reverse description: Cybele seated flanked by lions
Reverse inscription: - DE -

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Letcombe Regis (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3983
Four figure Latitude: 51.54455436
Four figure longitude: -1.43900311
1:25K map: SU3983
1:10K map: SU38SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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