WAW-448552: Roman Republican silver denarius of P Sulpicius Galba.

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-448552

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius of P Sulpicius Galba, Rome 69 BC: Vesta and knife, culullus and axe. RRC 406/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 69 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1992 - Thursday 31st December 1992

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton
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: Rome
Obverse description: Veiled head of Vesta right
Obverse inscription: S.C

Reverse description: Knife, culullus and axe
Reverse inscription: [AED. CVR]; P GAL[B] in the exergue.

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Sulpicius Galba, P.
RRC Identifier: RRC 406/1
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 418, no. 406/1

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Swindon (Civil Parish)

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