WILT-EB42AC: Roman coin: Denarius of Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-EB42AC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Augustus dating to the year 19 BC (Reece period 1). IOV TON reverse type depicting Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt in right hand and sceptre in left hand in hexastyle temple. Mint of Spain "Uncertain Mint 2". Cf. RIC Vol. I, p. 46, no. 64 (variant). This coin is omitted from RIC, but there is a specimen in the British Museum (BMC I, p. 64, no. 363).

Notes:

RIC Vol. I only gives an obverse option for head left, however, this example exhibits the head facing right.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 19 BC
Date to: Exactly 19 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.37 g
Diameter: 20.52 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4382

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Jupister standing left holding thunderbolt in right hand and sceptre in left hand in hexastyle temple
Reverse inscription: [I]OV TON

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : I 363

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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