WILT-5FF523: Roman: Republican Denarius, Julius Caeser

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Unique ID: WILT-5FF523

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A Roman Republican silver Denarius of Julius Caeser. Dating to the period 46BC-45BC (Reece period 1). Reverse: CAESAR, Gaulish captive and Gallia seated beneath trophy. Male Gaul tied up, female head in hands bent down, both seated. Mint: Spain. Cr: 468/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 46
Date to: Exactly AD 45

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.57 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2016-82

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: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Venus left, draped, wearing diadem and with star in hair; on shoulder, Cupid; behind, sceptre; on left, lituus. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: None

Reverse description: Trophy with oval shield and carnyx in right hand and oblong shield and carnyx in left hand; on left, bearded captive kneeling with hands tied behind back; on right, seated female captive resting head in right hand; on right, in exergue, inscription. Border of dots.
Reverse inscription: CAESAR

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Iulius Caesar, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 468/2
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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