DUR-B219A9: Republican Denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B219A9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver republican denarius minted under Minucius Augurinus dating to 135 BC (Reece Period 1). C A-VG reverse type depicting an Ionic column surmounted by a statue with togate figures to the left and right. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 242, no. 242/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 135 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 17.77 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Rome
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma, right
Obverse inscription: ROMA behind; [X] before

Reverse description: Ionic column surmounted by statue, togate figures to left and right
Reverse inscription: [C A] VG above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Minucius Augurinus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 242/1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Startforth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ0315
Four figure Latitude: 54.5302711
Four figure longitude: -1.95515559
1:25K map: NZ0315
1:10K map: NZ01NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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