DENO-08A402: Roman coin: denarius of Augustus

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Unique ID: DENO-08A402

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Roman denarius of Augustus (27 BC to AD 14), dating to 19/18 BC (Reece Period 1). OB CIVES SERVATOS reverse type, depicting oak wreath with erect ties. Uncertain Spanish mint (Colonia Caesaraugusta?). RIC I page 44 no.40b. This coin has been pierced.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 19 BC
Date to: Exactly 18 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Friday 31st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Olivia Webster
Identified by: Miss Olivia Webster

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8517

Materials and construction

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

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: Bareheaded head, left.
Obverse inscription: [CAESAR] AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Oak wreath, ties erect.
Reverse inscription: [OB CIVES] SERVATOS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 40B
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I 40b

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Barnby in the Willows (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8552
Four figure Latitude: 53.05850126
Four figure longitude: -0.73317495
1:25K map: SK8552
1:10K map: SK85SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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