BERK-AB5E43: Roman coin: Republican denarius of Augustus

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: BERK-AB5E43

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Roman silver Republican denarius of Augustus, dating to 13 BC (Reece Period 1). Augustus and Agrippa seated reverse type, struck by C SVLPICIVS PLATORIN in Rome. RIC 407 / RSC 529

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 13 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Mr Dai Devonald
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017.080

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Augustus and Agrippa seated left on platform; staff to left
Reverse inscription: C SVLPICIVS PL[ATORIN]

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3995
Four figure Latitude: 51.65244492
Four figure longitude: -1.43767284
1:25K map: SU3995
1:10K map: SU39NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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