DOR-C61F33: Roman coin: Denarius of Augustus

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Unique ID: DOR-C61F33

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period 7-6 BC (Reece Period 1 ) CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE reverse type (Gaius and Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, and in field above, a lituus and simpulum left X underneath). Mint of Lyon. RIC Vol I, no 212.
Diameter: 17.18 mm
Weight: 3.39 g
Die axis: 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 7 BC
Date to: Circa 6 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.39 g
Diameter: 17.18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Augustus. Laureate facing right.

Reverse description: Gaius and Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, and in field above, a lituus right and simpulum left (in "Pd" formation), X between.
Reverse inscription: [VGVS]I F COS DESIG PRIN[ IVVENT]

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 212
Reverse mint mark: //CAES[ARES]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I 212

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Stogumber (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0739
Four figure Latitude: 51.14268525
Four figure longitude: -3.33080766
1:25K map: ST0739
1:10K map: ST03NE
What3Words: upwardly.ruins.heckler
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: Friday 5th May 2017
Updated: Monday 19th June 2017

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