DOR-8238A7: Roman coin: Republican denarius of moneyer C Publicus Malleolus

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8238A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Republican denarius. Issued by C Publicius Malleolus. The head of Mars on the obverse and a hero figure with trophy and prow on the reverse.
Reece period: 1
Reference: RRC 335/3a
Date: Early Roman - late 90s BC
Diameter: 18.46 mm
Weight:3.61 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 95 BC
Date to: Circa 90 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.61 g
Diameter: 18.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012 - Monday 30th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 021795

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Mars facing right. Hammer above and * below.
Obverse inscription: N/A

Reverse description: Naked warrior standing. Foot on cuirass, spear in right hand. Trophy on left, prow on right with symbol above
Reverse inscription: C.MA[L]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Publicius Malleolus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 335/3a
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RRC : 335/3a

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Hazelbury Bryan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7509
Four figure Latitude: 50.879947
Four figure longitude: -2.356723
1:25K map: ST7509
1:10K map: ST70NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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