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Unique ID: SF-DCA9D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Roman denarius of Marc Antony and Cleopatra, dating to 34 BC. ANTONI ARMENIA DEVICTA reverse type, depicting the bare head of Antony right; Armenian tiara behind. Mint of Alexandria.

Cr.543/1; Syd.1210.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 34 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.04 mm
Weight: 2.93 g
Diameter: 17.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: African Mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head draped & diademed bust of Cleopatra right; ships prow before

Reverse description: Bare head of Antony right; Armenian tiara behind
Reverse inscription: [ANTONI ARME]NIA DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lidgate

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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