HAMP2567: Roman republican denarius

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Unique ID: HAMP2567

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius, 47 BC, issued by L. Plautius Plancus, mint of Rome. From the image, this looks like RRC 453/1d.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 47 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.14 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd September 2002

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sally Worrell
Identified by: Ms Sally Worrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Daniel Pett

Materials and construction

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

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Mask of Medusa facing; on each side a coiled serpent
Obverse inscription: L. PLAVTIVS

Reverse description: Victory, with palm-branch, flying to the right and leading four horses
Reverse inscription: PLANCVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Plautius Plancus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 453/1d
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6018
Four figure Latitude: 50.958312
Four figure longitude: -1.147085
1:25K map: SU6018
1:10K map: SU61NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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