SF9232: Roman coin

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Unique ID: SF9232

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius serratus. Minted in Narbo. Patina probably due to surface deposits rather than suggesting that it is a plated copy.


Moneyers and RRC refs by Ian Leins, BM Report for Treasure Act. Part of small hoard.

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: Exactly 118 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st August 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
Identified by: Judith Plouviez

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: Helmeted head of Roma, very worn and probably damaged. Slight traces of a legend behind.
Obverse inscription: [?ROMA] behind bust; illegible in front

Reverse description: Biga, right
Reverse inscription: SCAVR below biga; ?[L LIC CN D]OM in exergue

Republican moneyer: Aurelius Scaurus, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 282/1

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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