BERK-42C3B7:

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-42C3B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Roman Republican denarius of C. Censorinus Rome, 88 BC

Obv. Jugate heads of Numa Pompilius and Ancius Marcus; not clear if there is a control-mark

Rev. [C. CENSO in exergue]; Desultor, wearing conical hat, holding whip in right hand, riding near horse of two horses; not clear if there is a control-mark RRC p. 357, no. 346

Reece Period 1

Notes:

A desultory was an acrobatic rider. This general issue was very large with 102 or more obverse and 113 or more reverse dies recorded

Not seen by FLO. Pictures from finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 88
Date to: Exactly AD 88

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.36 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th December 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Jugate heads of Numa Pompilius and Ancius Marcus; not clear if there is a control-mark

Reverse description: Desultor, wearing conical hat, holding whip in right hand, riding near horse of two horses; not clear if there is a control-mark
Reverse inscription: [C. CENSO]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Marcius Censorinus, C.
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: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bix and Assendon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7284
Four figure Latitude: 51.5503057
Four figure longitude: -0.96299443
1:25K map: SU7284
1:10K map: SU78SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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