PUBLIC-3B9D7D: PUBLIC-3B9D7D Roman coin, denarius of Augustus

Rights Holder: Roger Thomas
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-3B9D7D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Augustus (31 BC - AD 14), dating to the period c.20-19 BC. OB CIVIS SERVATOS reverse type depicting the legend above and below an oak wreath. Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Patricia?). Cf. RIC I (revised edition), p. 47, no. 75a. The coin has loss at the edges, which appears to be due to post-depositional damage.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa 19 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th April 2017 - Tuesday 4th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Roger Thomas
Identified by: Mr Roger Thomas
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR-[AVGVSTVS}

Reverse description: Oak wreath with ties erect in centre
Reverse inscription: [OB CIVIS] / [SE]RVAT[OS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
To be known as: Catton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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