WILT-3FD430: Roman coin: Republican denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-3FD430

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman Republican silver denarius of C. Gargonius, probably dating to 86 BC (Reece period 1). The coin is worn and no words are visible on either side. Reverse type depicts a figure in a quadriga galloping right. Mint of Rome. Probably RRC, p. 366, no. 350A/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 86 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.73 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4265

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
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head of Apollo right; below, possibly a thunderbolt.
Obverse inscription: No legend

Reverse description: Probably Jupiter in quadriga right.
Reverse inscription: No legend

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Gargonius, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 350A/2
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Heytesbury

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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

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