HAMP-4B2510: Roman coin: Republican denarius (Q. Cassius Longinus)

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Unique ID: HAMP-4B2510

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A worn 1st-century Roman Republican silver denarius of the moneyer Q Cassius Longinus, Rome mint, c. 55 BC (Sydenham 916)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 55 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.325 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2424

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head of Bonus Eventus? facing right, with flowing hair; behind, sceptre
Obverse inscription: None

Reverse description: Eagle with extended wings standing right on thunderbolt; on left, lituus (staff); on right, jug with handle (capis)
Reverse inscription: Q . CASSIVS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Cassius Longinus, Q.
RRC Identifier: RRC 428/1

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Shalden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7041
Four figure Latitude: 51.163974
Four figure longitude: -1.000283
1:25K map: SU7041
1:10K map: SU74SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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