BM-F36E3C: Roman coin: denarius serratus of the moneyer T. Vettius Sabinus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F36E3C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius serratus of the moneyer T. Vettius Sabinus, dating to the period c.70 BC. Reverse type depicting a togate figure in a biga left, holding reins in right hand and staff in left, above IVDEX, behind a corn ear, in exergue T.VETTIVS. Mint of Rome. As RRC no. 404/1.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 70 BC
Date to: Circa 70 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius serratus (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded head of King Tatius right, monogram below chin.
Obverse inscription: SABINVS / [S C]

Reverse description: Togate figure in a biga left, holding reins in right hand and staff in left, above IVDEX, behind a corn ear, in exergue T.VETTIVS
Reverse inscription: IVDEX / T.VETTIVS

Republican moneyer: Vettius Sabinus, T.
RRC Identifier: RRC 404/1
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Near Ware

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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