SUR-529E90: Roman: Republican denarius

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SUR-529E90

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Plated silver contemporary copy of a Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer Q. Nasidius

Moving mint with Sextus Pompey, 44-43 BC


The prototype for this coin is quite scarce with 33 obverse and 37 reverse dies recorded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 44 BC
Date to: Circa 43 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 18.37 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10.804

Materials and construction

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

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: Head of Pompey the Great facing right; to right, trident; [below, dolphin]
Obverse inscription: NEPTVNI

Reverse description: ship sailing right; above, star
Reverse inscription: Q.NASIDIVS;

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Nasidius, Q.
RRC Identifier: RRC 483/2
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 496, c.f. 483/2

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: West Clandon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0552
Four figure Latitude: 51.257505
Four figure longitude: -0.496671
1:25K map: TQ0552
1:10K map: TQ05SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Before 2000
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WMID-F9D757
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A silver Republican Roman denarius of Sextus Pompey (Pompey the Great), minted by Q. Nasidius, dating from 44-43 BC. The coin is in good condition.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: FASAM-F250F6
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver Roman Republican denarius of Sextus Pompey, dating to 42-40 BC, struck at a mint in Sicily. Head of Neptune / trophy. RRC p. 520, no. …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NMS-F7DE
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman Republican silver denarius of Sextus Pompey, Mint in Sicily, 42-40 BC: Head of Pompey and Neptune with Catanaean brothers. RRC 511/3
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.