SWYOR-68CD47: Roman Coin; denarius of Julia Domna

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-68CD47

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman silver coin: a broken denarius probably of Julia Domna (AD 194 - 217), dating from AD 203 (Reece Period 10). Probably PIETAS PVBLICA reverse type depicting Pietas standing left with both hands raised in invocation, altar at feet. It is 17.8mm long, 12.6mm wide and 2.1mm thick. It weighs 1.51g. Mint of Rome. cf RIC IV, part I, p. 170, no. 574.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 203
Date to: Circa AD 203

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.8 mm
Width: 12.6 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018 - Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3222; finder's reference number 155

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julia Domna
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IULIA] AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Pietas standing left both hands raised in invocation, altar at feet.
Reverse inscription: [PIETAS] PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : II 6601

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Boroughbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4066
Four figure Latitude: 54.08836237
Four figure longitude: -1.38998669
1:25K map: SE4066
1:10K map: SE46NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SWYOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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