WILT-E0E206: Roman Denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-E0E206

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A silver Roman denarius of Lucius Rubrius Dossenus dating to the period 87 B.C. (Reece period 1). Laureate head of Jupiter; reverse depicting Triumphal quadriga (side-panel decorated with thunderbolt). Mint of Rome. RRC 348/1, Volume 1, p362.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 87 BC
Date to: Exactly 87 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 17.04 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Baker
Identified by: Ms Helen Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5042

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Jupiter with sceptre over shoulder; below DOSSEN. Border of dots.
Obverse inscription: [DOSSEN]

Reverse description: Triumphal quadriga (side-panel decorated with thunderbolt) going right.
Reverse inscription: [L.]RVB[RI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Rubrius Dossenus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 348/1
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)
Parish or ward: West Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9128
Four figure Latitude: 51.05127417
Four figure longitude: -2.1297745
1:25K map: ST9128
1:10K map: ST92NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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