CORN-7EA410: Roman Republican denarius before cleaning (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-7EA410

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver Republican denarius of the first half of the first century BC. Struck by the moneyer L. Iulius Bursio, Mint of Rome, 85BC. c.f. RRC p. 368, no. 352/(1b)

Notes:

This is one of 4 Republican denarii found in Lanlivery - see 7F0291, 7E10F8 and 7E8363.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: British Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 85 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.43 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2004 - Thursday 30th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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]
Obverse description: bust with attributes of Apollo, Mercury and Neptune with 4-5 curls falling from beneath laurel-wreath; to left, control mark, possibly a trident. Across coin, 5 cross-shaped bankers marks
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Victory riding in quadriga of four horses right; two cross-shaped banker's marks
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Iulius Bursio, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 352/1b
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lanlivery

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: British Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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