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Unique ID: IARCW-63DAE1F18D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican quinarius of M Porcius Cato (89 BC), mint or Rome, RRC 343/2a or 2b.


This data is sourced from the corpus of work produced by Peter Guest and Nick Wells, entitled "Iron Age and Roman coins of Wales. There are no images to accompany this series and our staff did not identify these coins. Questions about these data should be directed to Dr Guest/ Dr Wells.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 89 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Peter Guest
Identified by: Dr Peter Guest

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 159
Other reference: 159//7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quinarius
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: Head of Liber, right; wearing ivy-wreath; behind, inscription downwards. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: M┬ĚCATO

Reverse description: Victory, seated right; holding patera in right hand and palm-branch in left hand, over left shoulder; in exergue, inscription. Border of dots.
Reverse inscription: VICTRIX

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Porcius Cato, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 343/2a
Reverse mint mark: None
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Usk (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3700
Four figure Latitude: 51.69519707
Four figure longitude: -2.91289483
1:25K map: SO3700
1:10K map: SO30SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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