Roman Coin

This afternoon I re-discovered a Roman coin which I first found in a field in Hertfordshire, central England in the 1980s.It is actually quite tiny being about 1.75cm at widest .Fortunately, I am able to enlarge the coin using latest technology.

Bearing in mind the coin may have been in the earth for about 1500 years it is not surprising that clarity of the design is average at best.

What could be the reverse of the coin, as shown immediately below, may indicate a bull whilst the obverse seems to be a full length female, possibly pregnant. The overall message could be to do with fertility.

When I first found the coin I took it to a numismatist who confirmed it was Roman but I can't recall any details.

If any reader can provide more information I will be pleased to learn more.








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