DENO-AC453D: Roman coin: denarius of Augustus

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Unique ID: DENO-AC453D

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A siver Roman denarius of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14), dating to the period AD c.19-18 BC (Reece Period 1). Victory flying right, holding wreath above shield reverse type. Uncertain Spanish mint. RIC I (revised ed.), p. 44, no. 45.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 19 BC
Date to: Circa 18 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.97 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8186

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right.
Obverse inscription: [CAESAR AVGVSTV]S

Reverse description: [SPQR] in fields. Victory flying right, holding wreath above shield inscribed [CL V].

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 45
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (revised edition) 45

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Farndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7650
Four figure Latitude: 53.04188011
Four figure longitude: -0.86790374
1:25K map: SK7650
1:10K map: SK75SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Waste ground

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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