HESH-0333D4: HESH-0333D4a

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-0333D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period 15 BC to 13 BC (Reece Period 1). IMP X SICIL reverse type depicting Diana standing l., head r., holding a spear in r. hand and a bow in l. hand; a dog standing at her feet. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC I (rev.ed.), p.53, no.173b.

Notes:

This type is more commonly found with the head of Augustus facing r. The left facing head is rare.

Find of note status

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 15 BC
Date to: Exactly 13 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.06 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

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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: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bare head left
Obverse inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVI F

Reverse description: Diana standing l., head r., holding a spear in r. hand and a bow in l. hand; a dog standing at her feet.
Reverse inscription: IMP X SICIL

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 1 173b

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Allensmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4535
Four figure Latitude: 52.01069108
Four figure longitude: -2.8027435
1:25K map: SO4535
1:10K map: SO43NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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