HAMP-411ED6: Roman coin: Republican denarius of moneyer T Carisius

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Unique ID: HAMP-411ED6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A very worn mid 1st-century BC Roman silver Republican denarius, 'T CARISI' (cornucopia on globe), struck by the moneyer T Carisius at Rome in 46 BC (RRC 464/3a).

This coin has a possible 'N'-shaped control mark stamped towards the circumference of the obverse at about 2 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.35 mm
Width: 17.05 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th December 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Broughton (18/12/11)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3256

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma right, wearing Attic helmet with plume on each side; behind, inscription. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: ROMA (downwards)

Reverse description: Cornucopia on globe; on left, sceptre; on right, rudder; below, inscription. Laurel-wreath as border.
Reverse inscription: T·CARISI

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Carisius, T.
RRC Identifier: RRC 464/3a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3134
Four figure Latitude: 51.104467
Four figure longitude: -1.558608
1:25K map: SU3134
1:10K map: SU33SW
WOEID: 14224
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Tuesday 10th April 2012
Updated: Tuesday 10th April 2012

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