HAMP-8E72C5: Roman coin : Republican denarius struck by Q. Curtius or M. Silanus

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Unique ID: HAMP-8E72C5

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A Roman Republican denarius, moneyers Q Curtius, M. Silanus (AD 116-115 BC). Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga right, M·SILA to right below (the LA ligated). Mint of Rome. Measures 18-19mm, weighs 3.39g, die axis 3, very worn.

Reference: Crawford 285/2; BMC 483

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 116 BC
Date to: Circa 115 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.39 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Tuesday 8th January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3553

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Head of Roma right [Q·CVRT to right] Reverse:

Reverse description: Jupiter in quadriga right, M·SILA to right below (the LA ligated) In exergue: ROMA

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Curtius, Q.
RRC Identifier: RRC 285/2
Reverse mint mark: ROMA
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Crondall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7948
Four figure Latitude: 51.225735
Four figure longitude: -0.870057
1:25K map: SU7948
1:10K map: SU74NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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