WAW-DB3F2E: Roman coin: denarius of Octavian (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-DB3F2E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A silver Republican denarius, minted under Octavian in 36BC. (Reece Period 1). The reverse type is DIVO·IVL COS·ITER·ET·TER·DESIG depicting a tetrastyle temple; within, figure wearing veil and holding lituus in right hand; on architrave, inscription; within pediment, star; on left, lighted altar; around, inscription. Ref: RRC 540/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 36 BC
Date to: Exactly 36 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th January 2016 - Saturday 16th January 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, bare headed. Bearded.
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR DIVI F III VIR ITER R P C

Reverse description: Tetrastyle temple; within, figure wearing veil and holding lituus in right hand; on architrave, inscription 'DIVO·IVL'; within pediment, possible star; on left, lighted altar; around, inscription. Border of dots. The reverse also has a C-shaped stamp in he centre.
Reverse inscription: COS ITER ET TER [DESIG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Octavian
RRC Identifier: RRC 540/2
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Mancetter (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3195
Four figure Latitude: 52.55196719
Four figure longitude: -1.54423674
1:25K map: SP3195
1:10K map: SP39NW
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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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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