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COIN

Unique ID: BH-6EAFA6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period of c. 25 BC to 23 BC (Reece Period 1). P CARISIVS LEG PRO PR reverse type depicting a helmet between a dagger and a bipennis. Mint of Emerita. RIC i (rev.ed.), p.41, no. 7a.

The coin measures 18.3mm in diameter, 1.9mm thick and weighs 3.48g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 25 BC
Date to: Circa 23 BC

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.48 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Victoria Gyori - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 08/133

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Augustus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Spain [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: [IM](P) CAESAR AVGVST
Reverse description: Helmet between dagger and bipennis.
Reverse inscription: P C[ARISI]VS LEG PRO PR
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 41, no. 7a
A resized image of Roman coin: denarius of Augustus

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: Dacorum
To be known as: Northchurch

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 21st November 2008
Updated: Wednesday 22nd May 2013

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