WILT-77C591: Roman coin : Republican denarius of Cordius Rufus, Mn.

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-77C591

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Republican silver denarius of Mn. Cordius Rufus IIIVir, c.16mm in diameter and weighing 3.53g (54.6gn). It is very worn.

Obverse: Jugate heads of the Dioscuri right, two stars above
[R]VFVS I[II V]IR
Reverse: Venus standing left holding scales and transverse sceptre, Cupid on shoulder
MV CORDI[VS] MV ligated

Mint: Rome, 46 BC
Reference: Crawford 463.1a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.53 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2010 - Monday 15th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3370

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Jugate heads of the Dioscuri right, two stars above.
Obverse inscription: [R]VFVS I[II V]IR

Reverse description: Venus standing left holding scales and transverse sceptre, Cupid on shoulder. MV ligated.
Reverse inscription: MV CORDI[VS]

Republican moneyer: Cordius Rufus, Mn.
RRC Identifier: RRC 463/1a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winterbourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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