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Unique ID: BUC-1A1EFF
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A gold Roman aureus of Claudius (AD 41-54), Mint of Rome dating to AD 41-2 (Reece period 2). The reverse depicts DE GERMANIS on architrave of triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue left between two trophies. RIC I, p. 122, no. 3. It is from dies recorded in a comprehensive corpus of the coins of Claudius: H-M. von Kaenel, Münzprägung und Münzbildnis des Claudius (Berlin, 1986), Plate 2, no. 73.
The coin has been worn on one edge on the obverse, and has worn down the letters TR P and the beaded border
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 7.67 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th July 2016
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Other reference: AYBCM 4543
Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P
Reverse description: DE GERMANIS on architrave of triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue left between two trophies.
Reverse inscription: DE GERMANIS
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
4 Figure: SU7250
Four figure Latitude: 51.24464032
Four figure longitude: -0.96988184
1:25K map: SU7250
1:10K map: SU75SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.
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