CORN-2FEED8: Roman coin: denarius of Galba (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-2FEED8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver denarius of Galba (AD 68-69), HISPANIA type, probably Tarraco mint in Spain, RIC 144, BMC 17

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th December 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Hispania standing left holding corn ears and poppy in right hand and round shield and two spears in her left arm
Reverse inscription: [HISPANIA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sennen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3625
Four figure Latitude: 50.066381
Four figure longitude: -5.690464
1:25K map: SW3625
1:10K map: SW35NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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