KENT-CD72C1: Kent-CD72C1. Roman. Coin. Denarius unknown Emperor. Obverse view.

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Unique ID: KENT-CD72C1

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1st-mid 3rd Century. Roman silver alloy denarius. Length 18.8mm, Width 16.4mm, Thickness 2.4mm, Diameter 18.8mm, Weight 2.6g. Obverse: draped, laureate bust right. Inscription: [ ]CA[ ]. Reverse: Possible helmeted soldier right holding a spear. Inscription: Illegible. Die Axis: 150deg. or 5 o'clock. Slightly oval shaped flan, very worn condition and covered with a rusty brown deposit probably as a result of water logged ground. Ref. Coins of England and the UK, Spink 2009, page 50-56.


West Kent Detector Club co-operative effort with West Kent Archaeological Trust. Ref. LF09 SF 1004.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 16.4 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Obverse description: Draped, laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]CA[ ]

Reverse description: Possible helmeted soldier right holding a spear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Otford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5159
Four figure Latitude: 51.310087
Four figure longitude: 0.165065
1:25K map: TQ5159
1:10K map: TQ55NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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