WMID-5226A6: Roman Coin: Silver Republican Denarius

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Unique ID: WMID-5226A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Republican Silver Denarius of Papius Celsius, L. Dating to the 45BC (Reece Period 1). Obverse depicting laureate head of Triumphus right, with trophy over shoulder. Reverse unclear. MInt of Rome. RRC p. 481, no 472/2.

Thickness: 1.4 mm

Diameter: 17.2 mm

Weight: 2.8 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 45
Date to: Exactly AD 45

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985 - Thursday 31st December 1992

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Triumphus right, with trophy over shoulder.
Obverse inscription: TRIVM[PVS]

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Republican moneyer: Papius Celsus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 472/2
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Collingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8458
Four figure Latitude: 53.11258043
Four figure longitude: -0.74652648
1:25K map: SK8458
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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