LEIC-97F7A2: 97F7A2 denarius of Julius Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-97F7A2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of Julius Caesar, dating to the period c.47-46 BC (Reece Period 1). CAESAR (downwards) reverse type depicting Aeneas left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder. African mint. As RRC p. 471, no. 458/1.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 47 BC
Date to: Circa 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.17 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th December 2005

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: right facing bust of Venus

Reverse description: Aeneas moving left holding palladium and bearing his father Anchises on left shoulder.
Reverse inscription: CAESAR

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Iulius Caesar, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 458/1

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 471, no. 458/1

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Hinckley Castle (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3993
Four figure Latitude: 52.53347568
Four figure longitude: -1.42649104
1:25K map: SP3993
1:10K map: SP39SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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