SWYOR-3F1275: Roman Coin; denarius of Domitian

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-3F1275

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Domitian (AD 81-96) dating from AD 88. (Reece Period 4). The obverse depicts a laureate head facing right, [IMP] CAES DOMIT AVG GERM [...]. The reverse depicts Minerva standing left holding spear, hand resting on her side, IMP (XVI) COS (XIV CENS P P P). Mint of Rome. Compare Sear Volume 1, number 2736 onpage 495 which is similar, and RIC vol II, no. 174 for a similar coin of different date. The coin is 18.9mm diameter, 1.8mm thick and 2.78g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017 - Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3113

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: Laurate head right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES DOMIT AVG GERM [...]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left holding spear, hand resting on her side
Reverse inscription: IMP (XVI) COS (XIV CENS P P P)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Wath (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4599
Four figure Latitude: 53.48579926
Four figure longitude: -1.32331011
1:25K map: SK4599
1:10K map: SK49NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

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

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