PUBLIC-27913B: silver Roman denarius of Galba front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-27913B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius possibly of Galba (AD 68-69), dating to the period AD 68-69 (Reece Period 3).Obv. [ … ]; Laureate head right CONCORDIA PROVINCIARVM reverse type, Concordia standing left, holding (branch?) in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Spanish mint. RIC I, p. 234, cf. no. 35 for possible type.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.41 mm
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 18.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2022

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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: Galba
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Possibly: Concordia standing left, holding a (branch?) and a cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8830
Four figure Latitude: 51.03859782
Four figure longitude: 0.68019798
1:25K map: TQ8830
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 4 months ago

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