ESS-C87D0C: A Republican denarius of Caius Considius Paetus, dating 46BC.

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-C87D0C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Republican denarius of Caius Considius Paetus, dating 46BC. Reece period 1. Obverse depicts laureate Apollo facing right with the letter A behind. Reverse depicts curule chair, garlanded, on which lies a wreath. C. CONSIDI is inscribed above with PAETI in the exergue. Minted in Rome. RRC no. 465/2a.

Dimensions: diameter: 18.78 mm; weight: 3.81g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 46
Date to: Exactly AD 46

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.81 g
Diameter: 18.78 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

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
Obverse description: Bust of Apollo facing right with A behind.
Obverse inscription: N/A

Reverse description: Curule chair, garlanded, on which lies a wreath.
Reverse inscription: C. CONSIDI // PAETI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Considius Paetus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 465/2a
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Little Horkesley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9430
Four figure Latitude: 51.9346847
Four figure longitude: 0.82058247
1:25K map: TL9430
1:10K map: TL93SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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