HESH-89C5FC: Roman Coin: Republican Denarius of Mark Antony

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-89C5FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Republican denarius of Mark Antony - specifily his legionary coinage c.32-31 BC (Reece period 1). This coin was struck most probably with the XII legion.

Obverse Galley heading right with masts and banners at prow ANT AVG / III.VIR.R P C: above galley stamped / scratched bankers / assay mark letter S

Reverse. Eagle between two standards LEG XII.

Travelling mint. RRC p. 541, no. 544/26

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 3.28 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SMS Object Entry Form: SHRMS E.4108

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 advancing right with masts and banners at prow : above galley stamped / scratched bankers / assay mark letter S Reverse.
Obverse inscription: ANT AVG / III.VIR.R P C

Reverse description: Eagle between two standards
Reverse inscription: LEG XII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 544/26
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Craven Arms

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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