LEIC-94F64C: Roman republican silver  Denari

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Unique ID: LEIC-94F64C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Republican silver Denarius, very worn. Obverse head of Neptune with trident behind and Reverse type, quadriga, possibly issued by P Plautius Hypsaeus? 60BC. (Reece period 1) cf RRC 420/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 60 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Right facing head of Neptune with trident behind

Reverse description: Quadriga moving right?

Republican moneyer: Plautius Hypsaeus, P.
RRC Identifier: RRC 420/1a
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Earl Shilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4698
Four figure Latitude: 52.57787707
Four figure longitude: -1.32261239
1:25K map: SP4698
1:10K map: SP49NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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