YORYM-AD976C: Roman : Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AD976C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete silver Roman Republican Denarius dating to 44BC (Reece period 1). Right facing wreathed bust of Julius Caesar, star behind. Reverse, Venus holding Victory in right hand and sceptre in left hand. Mint of Rome. RRC, P. 489, no. 480/5.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 44 BC
Date to: Exactly 44 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.16 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Kerrie Hoffman
Identified by: Miss Kerrie Hoffman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04495

Materials and construction

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

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: Probably
Obverse description: Right facing wreathed bust of Caesar. Star behind. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: CAESAR/[---]

Reverse description: Venus holding Victory in right hand and sceptre in left hand.
Reverse inscription: [P/SEPVLLIVS]/MA

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Republican moneyer: Sepullius Macer, P.
RRC Identifier: RRC 480/5a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ellerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7039
Four figure Latitude: 53.84253861
Four figure longitude: -0.93761246
1:25K map: SE7039
1:10K map: SE73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: YORYM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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