ESS-BB0C27: Roman coin: coin of Licencius

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Unique ID: ESS-BB0C27

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver plated copper alloy Roman Republican copy of a denarius of L. Valerius Acisculus dating to 45BC (Reece Period 1). L.VALERIVS reverse type depicting figure riding a heifer right, holding a veil above. Mint of Rome. RRC 474/1a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 45 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.93 mm
Weight: 2.49 g
Diameter: 18.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011 - Wednesday 30th November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7372

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Diademed head of Apollo right
Obverse inscription: [ACISCVLVS]

Reverse description: Figure riding a heifer right, holding a veil above
Reverse inscription: L.VALERI[VS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Valerius Acisculus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 474/1a
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Great Waltham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6715
Four figure Latitude: 51.80869301
Four figure longitude: 0.42099238
1:25K map: TL6715
1:10K map: TL61NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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