DENO-CF6F65: Roman Coin: Denarius of Augustus

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Unique ID: DENO-CF6F65

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn silver denarius of Galba (AD 68-69), dating to April-December AD 68 (Reece Period 3), VIRTVS , Mars standing left holding parazonium and spear. Mint in Spain (possibly Tarraco). RIC I, p. 234, no. 31; BMC I, no. 194.

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: Exactly AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DENO ENQ20

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Obverse description: Laureate head right, globe at bust
Obverse inscription: [GALBA] IMP

Reverse description: Mars standing left, holding parazonium and spear
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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

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