HESH-E5D786: Roman: Silver republican denari of Octavian

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-E5D786

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver republican denari of Octavian struck 32-29 BC at an uncertain Italian Mint.

Obverse: Pax bust right, wearing stephane; cornucopia behind head; olive-spray in front. Control marks: in front - triangle above which is a four pointed star

Reverse: CAESAR DIV[I F] to left. and right of Octavian standing right. in military dress, right hand in act of adlocutio, left holding spear over shoulder.

Ref: RIC 59, 253. BMC 612.

Reece Period 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 32 BC
Date to: Circa 29 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.55 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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: Italian mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pax bust right, wearing stephane; cornucopia behind head; olive-spray in front. Control marks: in front - triangle above which is a four pointed star

Reverse description: Octavian standing right in military dress, right hand in act of adlocutio, left holding spear over shoulder. Octavian positioned between CAESAR / DIV[I F]
Reverse inscription: CAESAR DIV[I F]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hay-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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