BH-6C5762: Roman coin: Republican denarius of Mn. Aemilius Lepidus

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Unique ID: BH-6C5762

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver Republican denarius, struck by Mn. Aemilius Lepidus, 114-113 BC.

Ref.: RRC no. 291/1; Sear 2000: 104, no. 168.

Dimensions: 18.9mm diameter, 1.7mm thick. Weight: 3.71g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 114 BC
Date to: Exactly 113 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.71 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/103 - 6

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 and diademed head of Roma right.
Obverse inscription: 'XVI' monogram behind head, [ROMA] in front.

Reverse description: Equestrian statue right, the horseman holding a spear, on base formed by triple arch; counterstamps below horse.
Reverse inscription: [MN A]E[M]ILI[O, L-E-P] in arches.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Aemilius Lepidus, Mn.
RRC Identifier: RRC 291/1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
To be known as: Northchurch

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: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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