BUC-3F2BF5: Republican silver coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-3F2BF5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Republican denarius issed by Octavian and dating to 36 BC (Reece period 1). COS ITER ET TER DESIG reverse type depicting tetrastyle temple. Travelling mint. RRC p. 538, no. 540/2.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 36 BC
Date to: 36 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.06 mm
Weight: 36.1 g
Diameter: 18.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th March 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head of Octavian, bare, right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAES]AR DIVI F III VIR ITER R P C

Reverse description: Tetrastyle temple; within, figure weighing veil and holding lituus in right hand; on architrave, DIVO IVL; within pediment, star; on left, lighted altar
Reverse inscription: COS ITER ET TER DES[IG]

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Republican moneyer: Octavian
RRC Identifier: RRC 540/2
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Chiltern (District)
To be known as: Chenies

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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