IOW-8D8887: Roman Coin: Denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8D8887

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and incomplete Roman silver denarius of Julia Domna (AD 193-217), dating to the period AD 196-211 (Reece period 10). VESTAE SANCTAE reverse type depicting Vesta standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand and vertical sceptre in left. Mint of Rome.

Obverse: (IVLIA)-[AVGVSTA], Draped bust right.

Reverse: VESTAE-[SANCTAE], Vesta standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand and vertical sceptre in left.

Diameter: 16.7mm. Weight: 1.62g. DA=12:6.

As BMC, p. 169, no. 99.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Wednesday 5th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-67

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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)-[AVGVSTA]

Reverse description: Vesta standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: VESTAE-[SANCTAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : p. 169, no. 99.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 1 week, 3 days ago
Updated: 1 week, 3 days ago

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