SOM-4472CC: Roman coin: republican denari of uncertain moneyer

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Unique ID: SOM-4472CC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of L. Rubrius Dossenus, dating to 87 BC (Reece Period 1). Head of Juno right on the obverse and Triumpal Quadriga on the reverse. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 362, no. 348/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 87 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.74 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015 - Sunday 1st February 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at West Crewkerne 01/02/2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Chloe Richmond
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 258

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head of Juno right, wearing diadem and veil and with sceptre over shoulder
Obverse inscription: [D]OS behind

Reverse description: Triumphal quadriga right; above, Victory with wreath
Reverse inscription: [L RVBRI] in exergue

Republican moneyer: Rubrius Dossenus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 348/2
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : 348/2

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: West Crewkerne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4107
Four figure Latitude: 50.85948606
Four figure longitude: -2.83964133
1:25K map: ST4107
1:10K map: ST40NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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