DENO-B0EB01: Roman Coin: Repulican Denarius of Cordius Rufus

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-B0EB01

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin; Republican silver denarius of Mn Cordius Rufus, 46 BC. Obverse of conjoined heads of the Dioscuri right, reverse of Venus standing left holding scales and sceptre. Diameter 17.4mm, thickness 1.8mm, weight

S-440; Cr-463/1; RSC-(Cordia)-1; Syd-976.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7707

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: Conjoined heads of the Dioscuri right [two stars above]
Obverse inscription: RVFVS III [VIR]

Reverse description: Venus Verticordia standing holding scales & sceptre, Cupid on her shoulder
Reverse inscription: [MN CORDI]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Cordius Rufus, Mn.
RRC Identifier: RRC 463/1a
Reverse mint mark: (none)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: South Clifton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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