WMID-0F7A07: Roman coin: Denarius of Domitian

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Unique ID: WMID-0F7A07

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver denarius of Domitian (AD 81 to AD 96) dating to the period AD 88, First Issue (Reece Period 4). (IMP) CAES DOMIT AVG GERM PM TR P VII obverse type depicting Domitian, head right, laureate. IMP XIIII COS XIII CENS P P P depicting Minerva standing, facing left, with thunderbolt and spear. Mint of Rome. c.f. RIC II, p 166, no 109.

Diameter: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.9 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 88
Date to: Circa AD 88

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th June 2017 - Saturday 24th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head laureate right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VII

Reverse description: Minerva standing left, with thunderbolt and spear
Reverse inscription: IMP XIIII COS XIIII CENS P P P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Domitian 109
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9384
Four figure Latitude: 52.44605856
Four figure longitude: -0.63310567
1:25K map: SP9384
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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