WAW-F2DBF5: Roman coin: denarius of Julia Domna (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-F2DBF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: denarius of Julia Domna (193-217) minted in either Rome, Emesa or Laosicea between AD 196 and 211. (Reece Period 10). VENVS FELIX reverse, depicting Venus standing left holding apple and drawing out fold of drapery.RIC Vol. IV Part I, Nos. 580 or 646.

The coin appears to be possibly a debased silver with a shiny silver surface. The coin is heavily abraded, which may account for for the debased appearence.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.98 g
Diameter: 17.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th January 2016 - Thursday 3rd March 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Female bust facing right wearing drapery.
Obverse inscription: [I]VLIA [AVGVSTA]

Reverse description: Venus standing left holding apple and drawing out fold of drapery
Reverse inscription: [VENVS FELI]X

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ross-on-Wye (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO5425
Four figure Latitude: 51.92161059
Four figure longitude: -2.67028402
1:25K map: SO5425
1:10K map: SO52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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