BUC-08B6D4: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-08B6D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period 15 BC to 13 BC (Reece Period 1). IMP X ACT reverse type depicting Apollo Citharoedus standing l. in long drapery, holding a plectrum in r. hand and a lyre in l. hand. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC I (rev.ed.), p. 52, no. 171a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 15 BC
Date to: Exactly 13 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.53 g
Diameter: 16.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1993

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVI F

Reverse description: Apollo Citharoedus standing l. in long drapery, holding a plectrum in r. hand and a lyre in l. hand
Reverse inscription: IMP X ACT

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 52, no. 171a

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Billingsfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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