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Unique ID: WMID-249771

Object type certainty: Certain
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A struck/ hammered silver republican coin of C. Piso. L. F. Frugi, minted in Rome in 67 BC (diameter: 17.8mm; thickness: 2mm; weight: 3.17g). The coin is worn but in a fair condition.

Reference: Crawford, 'Roman Republican Coinage', 1974, pages 419-436, Plate L, ref no 408/1b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 67 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.17 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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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 (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: Bust of Apollo facing right with hair tied in band. there appears to be a control mark to the left of the bust in the shape of a 'T' with a curling arm.
Obverse inscription: None.

Reverse description: Horse ridden by a horseman facing right with a corn-ear above and to the left of the horseman.
Reverse inscription: CPISOLFERV

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: Rocester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1140
Four figure Latitude: 52.957262
Four figure longitude: -1.837705
1:25K map: SK1140
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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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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