SUR-C46CED: Roman coin: Republican denarius

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Unique ID: SUR-C46CED

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a Republican silver denarius of the moneyer M. Lucilius Rufus, dating to 101 BC (Reece Period 1), Helmeted head of Roma / Victory in biga right. Mint of Rome. RRC p. 327, no. 324/1. This coin comes from a large issue with 170 obverse and 212 reverse dies.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 101 BC
Date to: Exactly 101 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 17.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-549

Materials and construction

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

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: Helmeted head of Roma right, in laurel-wreath border
Obverse inscription: PV

Reverse description: Victory in biga right
Reverse inscription: M.LVCILI below; RVF above

Republican moneyer: Lucilius Rufus, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 324/1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : 324/1

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: North Waltham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5746
Four figure Latitude: 51.2103697
Four figure longitude: -1.1853865
1:25K map: SU5746
1:10K map: SU54NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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