WAW-2667F7: Roman republic coin: denarius.

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Unique ID: WAW-2667F7

Object type certainty: Probably
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A Roman Republican silver denarius of Marcus Atilius, Rome, 148 BC. Roma and Dioscuri. RRC 214/1b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 148
Date to: Exactly AD 148

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Wednesday 6th June 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Rome
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma right; before, X
Obverse inscription: SAR AV

Reverse description: The Dioscuri riding right holding spears.
Reverse inscription: M.ATILI beneath the horses.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Atilius Saranus, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 214/1b
Reverse mint mark: -//[ROMA]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Tenbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO5966
Four figure Latitude: 52.29059377
Four figure longitude: -2.60253421
1:25K map: SO5966
1:10K map: SO56NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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