HESH-1E7358: Roman Coin: Denarius of Claudius

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Unique ID: HESH-1E7358

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Claudius I (AD 41-54), dating to the period c.AD 50-54 (Reece period 2). AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE reverse type depicting the draped bust of Agrippina right wearing crown of corn ears and with long plait. Mint of Rome. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 126, no. 81. 

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 54

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 20 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TRIB POT P P (retrograde)

Reverse description: Draped bust of Agrippina right wearing crown of corn ears and with long plait
Reverse inscription: AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Claudius 81
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 126, no. 81
  • BMC : 75

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bishops Castle

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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