BM-E0B679: Roman coin: Denarius of Didius Julianus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-E0B679

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Didius Julianus (AD 193), dating to the period March-May AD 193 (Reece period 10). P M TR P COS reverse type depicting Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV.1, p. 15, no. 2a.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 193
Date to: Exactly AD 193

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Didius Julianus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES M DID-IVLIAN AVG

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: P M TR P COS

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Near Ware

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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