SF-AD6484: Roman Republican Denarius

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Unique ID: SF-AD6484

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman Republican denarius, probably of the moneyer C. Norbanus, c.83 BC. As Crawford no. 357; Sydenham no. 739.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 80 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.25 g
Diameter: 18.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 999

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Diademed head of Venus right
Obverse inscription: []BANVS

Reverse description: Corn ear, fasces and cadeuces
Reverse inscription: []

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Norbanus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 357/1a

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Combs

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

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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