SF-5B9CEF: Roman Republic bronze coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5B9CEF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman Republican coin, an as of C. Licinius L. f. Macer, dating to 84 BC (Reece Period 1). Reverse: Prow of a galley right surmounted by a figure standing holding a staff, separating the legend [EX] - S.C Mint: Rome. Crawford, p. 370, no. 354/3. It is unclear whether there is a control mark on the prow.

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 84 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.9 g
Diameter: 27.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: BRH 027

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Janus
Obverse inscription: No legend

Reverse description: Prow of a galley right surmounted by a figure standing holding a staff, separating the legend [EX] - S.C
Reverse inscription: [EX] - S.C

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Licinius Macer, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 354/3a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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