LVPL-B57160: LVPL-B57160

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Unique ID: LVPL-B57160

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

Silver denarius of Galba (68-69AD).

Obv: SER GALBA CAESAR AVG; laureate head right.

Rev: ...A...AVGVSTA; figure standing left with spear and globe.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: SER GALBA CAESAR AVG

Reverse description: Figure standing left with spear and globe.
Reverse inscription: …A…AVGVSTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Steeton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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