YORYM-2EEA25: Roman coin

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Unique ID: YORYM-2EEA25

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius - obverse brockage - of Sextus Pompey, struck to honour his father, Pompey the Great. Sicilian mint, 42-40 BC. RRC 511/3

An obverse brockage is when a coin is in the die and its impression comes out on the reverse of the next coin to be struck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 42 BC
Date to: Exactly 40 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.04 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th June 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Sicilian mint
Obverse description: Head of Cn Pompeius Magnus (Pomepy the Great) right; behind, jog; in front, lituus.
Obverse inscription: MAG.PIVS [ IMP.ITER]

Reverse description: Incuse of obverse type

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Pompeius Magnus Pius, Sextus
RRC Identifier: RRC 511/3a
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 520, no. 511/3

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Kirkby Fleetham

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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