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COIN

Unique ID: WMID88

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius, 43-42 BC, struck at a moving mint for C. Cassius. Libertas / Jug & Lituus. RRC 500/3. The moneyers are Brutus and Cassius, the assassins of Julius Caesar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 43 BC
Date to: 42 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.335 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st October 1996

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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]
Mint or issue place: Moving with Republican issuer
Obverse description: Head of Libertas, right, wearing diadem. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: Before LIBE[RTAS] upwards. Behind C.CASSI [.IMP] upwards.

Reverse description: Jug and Lituus
Reverse inscription: Below [L]ENTV[LVS.SPINT]

Republican moneyer: Cassius Longinus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 500/3

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 514, no. 500/3

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
To be known as: HEREFORD AND WORCESTER ABBERTON

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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