IOW-2B8E65: Roman Republican denarius, possibly a contemporary copy in base silver. Moneyer: L Memmius 106 BC. Alternatively, moneyers: L Memmius and C Memmius 87 BC.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2B8E65

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republican denarius, possibly a contemporary copy in base silver. Moneyer: L Memmius 106 BC. Alternatively, moneyers: L Memmius and C Memmius 87 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 106 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.62 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th December 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Ian Leins

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-2-12

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Laureate bust of Saturn facing left
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Venus in a biga (probably)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Republican moneyer: Memmius, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 304/1

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brighstone Parish

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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