NLM-40F2A7: Roman Coin: Copy Denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-40F2A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy with white metal plating coin. Denarius, probably of Julia Domna (193-217), possibly imitating RIC vol. 4 part 1 no. 596, mint of Rome issue of 196-211.

Obverse description: Bust coiffed and draped right; the hairdo has a triangular panel of laterally combed or braided hair between the face and the back of the head.

Obverse inscription: IVLIA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Nobilitas standing right wearing short tunic, holding sceptre in the left hand and with right arm outstretched - a star-like configuration of lines I close to that hand.

Reverse inscription: NOBILITAS

Diameter: 18.2mm, Weight: 2.62gms, die axis: 6

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: 2.62 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th August 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM36836

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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust coiffed and draped right; the hairdo has a triangular panel of laterally combed or braided hair between the face and the back of the head
Obverse inscription: IVLIA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Nobilitas standing right wearing short tunic, holding sceptre in the left hand and with right arm outstretched – a star-like configuration of lines I close to that hand
Reverse inscription: NOBILITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 4 part 1 cf. no. 596

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9115
Four figure Latitude: 53.62363868
Four figure longitude: -0.62559342
1:25K map: SE9115
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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