WILT-7AFEA2: Roman silver plated copy of a denarius, Lucilla

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Unique ID: WILT-7AFEA2

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A Roman silver plated copper alloy contemporary copy of a Denarius of Lucilla, dating to AD 164-169 (Reece period 8). VENVS VICTRIX reverse depicting Venus standing left holding Victory and leaning on a shield on top of a helmet. RIC III Marcus Aurelius 787

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 164
Date to: Exactly AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 18.96 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5368 (Finder's ref 1032)

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust facing right with hair drawn into a bun.
Obverse inscription: LVCILLA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Venus standing left holding Victory and leaning on a shield resting on a helmet.
Reverse inscription: VENVS VICTRIX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chilmark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9635
Four figure Latitude: 51.11427649
Four figure longitude: -2.05852178
1:25K map: ST9635
1:10K map: ST93NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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