HESH-92C046: Roman Coin: Denarius of P Clodius

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-92C046

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Republican Denarius struck by P Clodius MF turrinus struck in Rome 42 BC

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right, lyre behind - coin struck off centre

Rev: Diana standing facing, with bow and quiver over shoulder, holding lighted torch in each hand; P CLODIVS right, M F on left.

Reference: Crawford RRC 494/23.
Reece: Period 1

After this record was made a further 18 denarii were discovered close to this findspot and are reportedas potential treasure and can be seen in PAS record:

http://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/506006

All these coins were declared Treasure and donated by both the finder and landowner.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T436

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 42 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.17 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2012T436

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: Laureate head of Apollo right, lyre behind head. All enclosed within a ring of pellets. The coin struck off centre so Lyre partial

Reverse description: Diana standing facing, with bow and quiver over shoulder, holding lighted torch in each hand. Only lower part of the design showing - head and bow and quiver lost
Reverse inscription: [P. ]CLODIVS right, [M F] on left

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Republican moneyer: Clodius, P.
RRC Identifier: RRC 494/23
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Leintwardine

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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