OXON-BB6AA3: Roman coin: Denarius of Julia Domna

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: OXON-BB6AA3

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A complete Roman silver denarius of Julia Domna (AD 193-217), dating to the period c. AD 194. Reece Period 10. VENERI VICTR reverse type depicting Venus standing right, naked to waist, leaning on column to left, holding palm and apple. The legend on the reverse of this coin does not match the standard type, reading VENERI VICRT. cf. RIC 536.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 194

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.248

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: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IVLIA DOMNA AVG

Reverse description: Venus standing right, naked to waist, leaning on column to left, holding palm and apple
Reverse inscription: VENERI VICRT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Fyfield and Tubney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4096
Four figure Latitude: 51.66136563
Four figure longitude: -1.42310504
1:25K map: SU4096
1:10K map: SU49NW
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

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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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