OXON-6DF3B7: Roman coin: Denarius of Marciana

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-6DF3B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Diva Marciana (AD 112-113), sister of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period c.AD 114-117 (Reece period 5). CONSECRATIO reverse type depicting eagle with spread wings walking left on sceptre, head turned right. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 299, no. 743; Woytek, 2010: p. 502, pl. 125, no. 719, possibly same dies as 719.4.

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 114
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.654

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marciana
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DIVA AVGVSTA-MARCIANA

Reverse description: Eagle with spread wings walking left on sceptre, head turned right
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 299, no. 743

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Bletchingdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5118
Four figure Latitude: 51.85826429
Four figure longitude: -1.26086579
1:25K map: SP5118
1:10K map: SP51NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: OXON
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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