NARC-89F617: NARC-89F617 Augustus denarius

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Unique ID: NARC-89F617

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver denarius of Augustus (27 BC - AD 14), dating to c. 18 BC (Reece Period 1) at uncertain mint located in Spain:

Obverse: Roman eagle (aquila), toga picta and tunica palmata, and wreath S.P.Q.R. PARE // CONS SVO

Reverse: Slow guadriga ornamented with one Victory and palmette design.

References: RIC I, p. 48, no. 96

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 18 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.49 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Roman eagle (aquila), toga picta and tunica palmata, and wreath
Obverse inscription: S.P.Q.R. PARE, CONS SVO

Reverse description: Slow quadriga right with ornamented panels and surmounted by four miniature galloping horses
Reverse inscription: (CAESARI AVGVSTO)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9284
Four figure Latitude: 52.44622763
Four figure longitude: -0.64781433
1:25K map: SP9284
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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