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COIN

Unique ID: IARCW-63DAF889

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of Q Cassius Longinus (55 BC), mint of Rome, RRC 428/1.

Notes:

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.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 55 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 581
Other reference: 581//5

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: Head of Vesta right, wearing veil. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: VEST Q·CASSIVS

Reverse description: Temple of Vesta; within, curule chair; on left, urn; on right, tablet inscribed A C. Border of dots.
Reverse inscription: A C

Republican moneyer: Cassius Longinus, Q.
RRC Identifier: RRC 428/1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bronyscawen

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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