BH-BFEF62: Roman coin: denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-BFEF62

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver denarius of Julia Domna (AD 193-217) dating to the period c. AD 211-217 (Reece Period 10). MATRI DEVM reverse depicting Cybele standing front, head left, holding a drum and sceptre, resting, cross-legged, with left arm on a column and a lion at her feet. RIC IV, p. 273, no. 382.

Notes:

Silver Denarius

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 211
Date to: Circa AD 217

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2016 - Monday 14th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

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: Certain
Obverse description: Bust coiffed and draped right
Obverse inscription: IVLI[A P]IA FELI[X] AVG

Reverse description: Cybele standing front, head left, holding a drum and sceptre, resting, cross-legged, with left arm on a column and a lion at her feet
Reverse inscription: MATRI DEVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: None
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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