BH-0DA149: Roman coin: denarius of Mark Antony

Rights Holder: St. Albans District Council
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Unique ID: BH-0DA149

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Republican denarius of Mark Antony, dating to the period 32 - 31 BC (Reece period 1). LEG XXI reverse depicting a legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/37.

Diameter: 17.9mm; thickness: 2mm. Weight: 3.46g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 32 BC
Date to: Exactly 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.46 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 14/117 - 12

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]
Mint or issue place: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Galley right.
Obverse inscription: ANT AVG [III] VIR R.P.C

Reverse description: Legionary eagle between two standards.
Reverse inscription: [LE]G-XXI

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 544/37
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
To be known as: Harpenden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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