HESH-FF3746: Roman Coin: Denarius of Claudius

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-FF3746

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver (possibly plated) denarius of Claudius (41-54 AD), struck in Rome between 41-42 AD.

Reece Period: 2 (Claudian)

RIC Vol 1 p.122 no. 16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 42

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.31 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

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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: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate Head righ
Obverse inscription: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM [PM TR P]

Reverse description: Inscription in wreath over 3 lines
Reverse inscription: EX SC/OB CIVES / SERVATOS

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Richards Castle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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