LIN-11FE8E: Roman Coin : Republican Denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-11FE8E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman possibly Republican denarius of an uncertain issuer dating to the period 217-27 BC (Reece Period 1). Uncertain reverse type depicting a seated figure left. Uncertain mint.

This coin has been 'hammered out' (pers. comm. Sam Moorhead 27/06/2014) and is now broadly triangular in shape.

Evidence of reuse: Hammered out

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 217 BC
Date to: Exactly 27 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 20 mm
Weight: 2.21 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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]
Obverse description: Possible bust.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Seated figure left.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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