SF-F4BEF7: Roman Silver Denarius of Octavian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F4BEF7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Octavian dated to c.36 BC, probably struck in Gaul. Reverse: COS.ITER.ET.TER.DESIG, tetrastyle temple inscribed DIVO IVL and containing a statue of Julius Caesar with an altar to the left. See RIC I (1923 edition): pp. 42.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 18.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. PS.44.8.397

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius serratus (Roman Republic)
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: IMP.CAESAR.DIVI[]I.VIR.ITER.R.P.C

Reverse description: Tetrastyle temple inscribed [DIVO] IVL and containing a statue of Julius Caesar with an altar to the left.
Reverse inscription: COS.ITER.ET.TER.DESIG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Little Cornard

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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