SWYOR-DF3773: Roman coin; republican denarius

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Unique ID: SWYOR-DF3773

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman coin; a republican denarius of L. Sulla and L. Manlius, stuck at the Travelling Mint (with Sulla), in 82 BC. It is 16.1mm in diameter and 2.4mm thick. It weighs 3.48gm. See RRC p. 386, no. 367/3 or 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 82 BC
Date to: Circa 82 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 3.48 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2009 - Tuesday 1st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1095

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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: helmeted head of Roma right
Obverse inscription: L. MANLI [PROQ]

Reverse description: Triumphator in quadriga (four-horse chariot) right, being crowned by Victory; he holds reins and caduceus
Reverse inscription: (L.SVLLA IM/IMP)

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Republican moneyer: Cornelius Sulla Felix, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 367/3
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 386, no. 367/3 or 5

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fulford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6147
Four figure Latitude: 53.915565
Four figure longitude: -1.072786
1:25K map: SE6147
1:10K map: SE64NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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