WILT-BE74A4: Roman Coin: Claudius I Denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-BE74A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A base silver or plated contemporary copy of a silver denarius of Claudius I (AD 41-54), dating to the period c.AD 41-42 (Reece period 2). Reverse type depicting IMPER.RECEPT on top of a battlemented wall enclosing a praetorian camp in which soldier stands with spear in right hand, aquila in front of him, behind him a pediment with fortified walls. Prototype of the mint of Rome. cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 112, no. 8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 42

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 18.31 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM E2016-112

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG PM TR P

Reverse description: IMPER.RECEPT on top of a battlemented wall enclosing a praetorian camp in which soldier stands with spear in right hand, aquila in front of him, behind him a pediment with fortified walls
Reverse inscription: IMPER.RECEPT

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) cf. p. 112, no. 8

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cherhill

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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