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Unique ID: NARC764

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Julia Mamaea mother of Severus Alexander


This record was created before the Portable Antiquities Scheme began using the Central Database. We are aware that this record may fall below our usual standards of recording, and we are working to rectify this.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 221
Date to: AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.12 mm
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 19.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2000 - Wednesday 1st November 2000

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: diademed and draped bust r
Obverse inscription: Iulia Mamaea Aug

Reverse description: Fecunditas stg l holding cornucopia, child at feet
Reverse inscription: Fecund. Augustae

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Chesterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5520
Four figure Latitude: 51.875865
Four figure longitude: -1.202472
1:25K map: SP5520
1:10K map: SP52SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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