HESH-60BFC5: Roman Coin: Silver republican Denarius of Mark Anthony

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-60BFC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver republican Denarius of Mark Anthony; struck at a mint moving with M. Antoninus between 32-31 BC

Obv: Ship facing right within a border of dots.

The coin has been marked by several punched stamps:

1. An angular open rectangle / staple shaped mark to right of ship.

2. A mark shaped like pi above ship

Above: [ANT AVG]

Below: III VIR R P C

Rev: Aquila (Eagle) between two standards in field below LEG XIV

Crawford: RRC :page 541 ref: 29

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 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.82 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Form No:3337

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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Ship facing right within a border of dots. The coin has been marked by several punched stamps: 1. An angular open rectangle / staple shaped mark to right of ship. 2. A mark shaped like pi above ship Above: [ANT AVG] Below: III VIR R P C

Reverse description: Aquila (Eagle) between two standards in field below LEG XIV

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 544/29
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ancaster

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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