NARC-29FA52: Roman Republican Denarius, obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-29FA52

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican silver denarius, 113-112 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 113 BC
Date to: 112 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Helmeted bust of Roma facing left, holding a spear and shield, Barred-X value-mark before, crescent above, ROMA behind.
Obverse inscription: ROMA (behind bust)

Reverse description: A voting scene, with two citizens casting their ballots assisted by an attendant.
Reverse inscription: P NERVA (and tablet inscribed 'P' above)

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanslope (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7848
Four figure Latitude: 52.124818
Four figure longitude: -0.86207
1:25K map: SP7848
1:10K map: SP74NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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