CAM-DE4125: Republican Denarius-moneyer L.Plautius Plancus 47BC.

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Unique ID: CAM-DE4125

Object type certainty: Certain
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Republican Denarius-moneyer L.Plautius Plancus 47BC.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: 47 BC
Date to: 47 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.32 g
Diameter: 17.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius serratus (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: Probably
Obverse description: Mask of Medusa, facing.
Obverse inscription: L.PLAVTIVS

Reverse description: Aurora flying right with four horses of the Sun
Reverse inscription: PLANCVS

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Republican moneyer: Plautius Plancus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 453/1d

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Balsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5850
Four figure Latitude: 52.125729
Four figure longitude: 0.306652
1:25K map: TL5850
1:10K map: TL55SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 8 years ago

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