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Unique ID: PUBLIC-655A52

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman Republican silver denarius of Marc Antony, commonly referred to as the "Galley" or "Legionary" type, c. 32-31 BC (Reece Period 1). Obverse: ANT AVG, III VIR R P C, Galley right. Reverse: LEG XII, Legionary eagle between two standards. Struck for LEG XII 'Fulminata'. Travelling mint. RCC p. 541, no. 544/26.

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: Circa 32 BC
Date to: Circa 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Gregory Edmund
Identified by: Mr Gregory Edmund
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.118.06

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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
Obverse description: Galley sailing right
Obverse inscription: ANT AVG III VIR R.P.C

Reverse description: Aquila 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

  • RRC : p. 541, no. 544/26

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Three Rivers (District)
To be known as: Three Rivers

Spatial coordinates

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: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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