NCL-9A3896: Roman Coin:  Denarius of Julia Mamaea

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-9A3896

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius, possibly a contemporary copy, of Julia Mamaea dating to the period AD 222 to 235 (Reece period 11). VESTA reverse type depicting Vesta standing left holding palladium and sceptre. Mint of Rome.RIC IV, Pt II, p.99, no. 360.

Notes:

SF 678

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 235

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1986 - Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Mamaea
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA MAMAEA AVG

Reverse description: Vesta standing left holding palladium and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VESTA

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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