CORN-7F0291: Roman coin: Republican denarius before cleaning (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-7F0291

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Republican silver denarius of the moneyer C. Naevius Balbus, mint of Rome, 79BC. RRC p. 397, no. 382/1b

Notes:

This is one of four Roman Republican denarii found in Lanlivery, see 7EA410, 7E10F8 and 7E8363.

Evidence of reuse: possibly burnt so that surface altered

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: 79 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 3.26 g
Diameter: 18.7 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
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius serratus (Roman Republic)
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Head of Venus right, wearing diadem
Obverse inscription: behind bust, (S C)

Reverse description: Victory riding in triga (3 horse chariot) right
Reverse inscription: Above, contral mark C(IX?); in exergue, [ ]

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Republican moneyer: Naevius Balbus, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 382/1b
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 397, no. 382/1b

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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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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