LEIC-F94A1E: Roman silver Denarius possibly of Claudius

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Unique ID: LEIC-F94A1E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius, incomplete, of Tiberius (AD 14-37) (Reece Period 1), PONTIF MAXIM, Female figure seated right holding branch and sceptre. Mint of Lyon (Lugdunum). RIC I, p. 95, no. 30.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 14
Date to: Circa AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tiberius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: [Laureate] head right
Obverse inscription: TI CA[ESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS]

Reverse description: Lower half of seated female figure (Pax or Livia?) seated right [holding branch and sceptre]
Reverse inscription: [PONTIF MA]XIM

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 95, no. 30

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Woodhouse (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5314
Four figure Latitude: 52.7210632
Four figure longitude: -1.21675864
1:25K map: SK5314
1:10K map: SK51SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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