WMID-CDA526: The obverse of a struck/ hammered silver denarius of Augustus, minted in Lyon between 11-10 BC.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-CDA526

Object type certainty: Certain
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A struck/ hammered silver denarius of Augustus, minted in Lugdunum (Lyon) between 11-10 BC (diameter: 16.9mm; thickness: 1.6mm; weight: 3.06g). The coin is slightly worn but in a fair condition with much of the detail surviving.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post 11 BC
Date to: Ante 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 3.06 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd October 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Identified by: Ms Caroline Johnson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVIF

Reverse description: A bull butting left.
Reverse inscription: [ ]MP XII

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Denstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1041
Four figure Latitude: 52.966271
Four figure longitude: -1.85256
1:25K map: SK1041
1:10K map: SK14SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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

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