LIN-830F43: Roman silver denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-830F43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period 18 BC to 16 BC (Reece Period 1). CAESARI AVGVSTO reverse type depicting a triumphal quadriga, right, surmounted by four miniature galloping horses. Spanish mint of Colonia Patricia. RIC I (rev.ed.), p.48, no.99.

Notes:

ID from photo sent by finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 18 BC
Date to: Circa 16 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Victoria Gyori

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Toga picta over tunica palmata between an aquila and a wreath.
Obverse inscription: S P Q R PARENT CONS SVO

Reverse description: Triumphal quadriga right, surmounted by four miniature galloping horses.
Reverse inscription: CAESARI AVGVSTO

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Kirkby la Thorpe

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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