PUBLIC-1FDED5: PUBLIC-1FDED5 Silver Denarius Mark Anthony Legionary VII

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A complete silver legionary type denarius issued for the 7th Legion 'Claudia' under Mark Antony and dating to 32-31 BC (Reece Period 1). Travelling mint with Antony. Obverse: ANT AVG, III VIR R P C, Galley right. Reverse; LEG VII, legionary eagle between two standards. RRC p. 540, no. 544/20.

A similar example can be seen in record PUBLIC-BFCF6D

Weight: 2.8gms, Diameter 16.6mm, Thickness 2.1mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 32 BC
Date to: Exactly 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Oared galley facing right, banners and standards at prow
Obverse inscription: [ANT AVG] III VIR R [P C]

Reverse description: Legionary eagle between two standards
Reverse inscription: LEG VII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 544/20
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 540, no. 544/20

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Leintwardine

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: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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