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Unique ID: WMID5570

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius of the moneyer C. Serveil (Servilius), Rome 82-80 BC: Head of Apollo and men fighting. RRC 370/1a


This is a rare coin, there being around 10 obverse and 11 reverse dies recorded. R37


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 82 BC
Date to: 80 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Apollo right; behind, A and lituus . Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: ROMA X (crossed)

Reverse description: Battle on horseback between man with sword and man with spear; the latter's shield inscribed M. Line border.
Reverse inscription: C┬ĚSERVEIL

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Cornelius Sulla Felix, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 370/1a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8588
Four figure Latitude: 52.489705
Four figure longitude: -2.222339
1:25K map: SO8588
1:10K map: SO88NE
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

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Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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