NCL-C8C871: Roman republic coin

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Unique ID: NCL-C8C871

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver denarius. Coin of the Roman Republic, struck by the moneyer P. Calpurnius, Rome, 133 BC - Roma and Biga. RRC 247/1. This coin is not from an enormous issue, with 38 obverse and 47 reverse dies recorded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 133 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.57 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 18.63 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Miss Fran Lalor
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma right; behind, 'star'
Obverse inscription: -

Reverse description: Goddess, being crowned by flying Victory in biga, holding whip and reins
Reverse inscription: (P.CALP), [ROMA]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Calpurnius, P.
RRC Identifier: RRC 247/1
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 278, no. 247/1

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Rochester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY8398
Four figure Latitude: 55.275845
Four figure longitude: -2.269132
1:25K map: NY8398
1:10K map: NY89NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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