CAM-896D8A: Roman coin : Denarius of Julia Flavia.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-896D8A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Julia Flavia (AD 79-89) dating to the period AD 80-81 (Reece period 4). VENVS-[A]VG (retrograde) reverse type depicting Venus, naked to waist, standing right, resting left elbow on column and holding helmet in right hand. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 322, no. 387.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th September 2018 - Wednesday 26th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Flavia Julia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right, hair in long plait.
Obverse inscription: IVLIA AVGVSTA T AVG F (retrograde)

Reverse description: Venus, naked to waist, standing right, resting left elbow on column and holding helmet in right.
Reverse inscription: VENVS - [A]VG (retrograde)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 322, no. 387

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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