NARC-FAAC03: Roman Republican Denarius, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Unique ID: NARC-FAAC03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican Denarius, Roma and biga type, c. 194-100 BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 194 BC
Date to: 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Obverse description: Helmeted head (possibly Roma) facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear biga (two horse chariot) right
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27988
Four figure longitude: -1.121951
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
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

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Audit data

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

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