BUC-AE76B3: Roman coin: silver denarius of Julia Maesa

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-AE76B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Julia Mamaea (AD 222-35) (Reece Period 11), VENVS GENETRIX, Venus standing left, holding apple and sceptre; at her feet to left, Cupid. Mint of Rome. RIC IV, pt 2, p. 99 no. 355.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4556

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMA[EA AV]G

Reverse description: Venus standing left, holding apple and sceptre; to left, at her feet, Cupid
Reverse inscription: [FECVNDITAS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IV Pt 2 p. 99, no. 355

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cosgrove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7941
Four figure Latitude: 52.06175476
Four figure longitude: -0.84908594
1:25K map: SP7941
1:10K map: SP74SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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