WAW-F948B5: Roman coin: denarius of Augustus.

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F948B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period c. 19 BC to 16 BC (Reece Period 1). SIGNIS RECEPTIS reverse type depicting a standard l. and an aquila r. flanking S P Q R arranged around the clipeus virtutis inscribed CL V. Spanish mint of Colonia Patricia. RIC I (rev.ed.), p.47, no.87a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 19 BC
Date to: Circa 16 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 26th April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Secondary identifier: Dr Victoria Gyori

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Obverse description: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: CAESAR [AVGVSTVS]

Reverse description: A standard, l., and an aquila, r., flanking the clipeus virtutis inscribed CL V.
Reverse inscription: [SIGNIS RECEPTIS S P Q R]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Bidford-on-Avon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1052
Four figure Latitude: 52.166179
Four figure longitude: -1.855214
1:25K map: SP1052
1:10K map: SP15SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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