SUR-9217B5: Roman coin: Denarius of Mark Anthony

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Unique ID: SUR-9217B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A denarius of Mark Anthony, 32-31BC. Legionary Coinage. Galley/Legionary Standards.

These coins were struck by Mark Antony for the use of his fleet and legions when he was preparing for the struggle with Octavius, which culminated in the Battle of Actium on the 2nd of September, 31 BC (Grueber, 1970, 526)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 32 BC
Date to: Circa 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.15 g
Diameter: 17.53 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B14-157

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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Galley
Obverse inscription: ANT AVG III VIR PC

Reverse description: Legionary standards
Reverse inscription: LEG XVI[.]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Colmworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0957
Four figure Latitude: 52.20046389
Four figure longitude: -0.40652881
1:25K map: TL0957
1:10K map: TL05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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