BH-CACE27: Roman coin: Denarius of Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-CACE27

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A slightly worn and corroded silver Denarius of Augustus. Measures 18.3mm diameter by 1.9mm thick and weighs 3.47g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 27 BC
Date to: AD 14

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.47 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th April 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Dave Rayment

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver DR - 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Head right.
Obverse inscription: AVGVST[VS] CAESAR

Reverse description: Celtiberian helmet facing between dagger and bipennis.
Reverse inscription: [P CARIS]IVS LEG PRO PR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
To be known as: Berkhamsted

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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