WILT-3A0511: Galba Denarius

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Unique ID: WILT-3A0511

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A Roman silver coin, a denarius, of Galba, dating to April to late AD 68. Spanish mint. Obverse shows laureate head left, globe at point of neck. HISPANIA reverse type depicting Hispania standing left, holding Victory and spear. BMC 193, RSC 79.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 68
Date to: Exactly AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 16.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge
Identified by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5128

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head left
Obverse inscription: [...] GALBA

Reverse description: Hispania standing holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: HISPANIA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Wimborne St. Giles

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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