NCL-294EF5: NCL-294EF5: Roman coin: denarius of Tiberius

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Unique ID: NCL-294EF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman denarius of Tiberius (Reece Period 1), PONTIF MAXIM reverse bearing Livia as Pax, seated right holding olive branch and spear, dating AD 36-37.

RIC I, p95, no. 30.

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: Circa AD 36
Date to: Circa AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.97 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 18.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th May 2013 - Tuesday 4th June 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tiberius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: laureate bust right; inscription is retrograde
Obverse inscription: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG[...]

Reverse description: Livia as Pax, seated facing right, holding an olive branch and a spear, chair legs ornamented, single line below
Reverse inscription: [...] MAXIM

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shotley Low Quarter (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ0955
Four figure Latitude: 54.88966382
Four figure longitude: -1.86122274
1:25K map: NZ0955
1:10K map: NZ05NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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