HESH-1017DE: Roman Coin: silver denarii (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: HESH-1017DE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of Marcius C. Censorinus, depicting the heads of Numa Pompilius and Ancus Marcius facing right, dating to 88 BC. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 357, no. 346.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 88 BC
Date to: Exactly 88 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 16.27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Jugate heads of Numa Pompilius, bearded, and Ancus Marcius, not bearded, facing right
Obverse inscription: No legend

Reverse description: Desultor right wearing conical cap and holding whip in right hand.
Reverse inscription: [C CENSO] in exergue

Republican moneyer: Marcius Censorinus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 346/1a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Adforton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4071
Four figure Latitude: 52.33378939
Four figure longitude: -2.88196175
1:25K map: SO4071
1:10K map: SO47SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: SMS: 00863
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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