SF-D70824: Roman coin: silver denarius struck for L. Rubrius Dossenus

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Unique ID: SF-D70824

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver Roman Republican denarius of L. Rubrius Dossenus, dating to c. 87 BC. Reece Period 1. Reverse: triumphal quadriga right. Mint of Rome. RRC, p. 362, no. 348/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 87 BC
Date to: Circa 87 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 17.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th November 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: HER CHD 075

Materials and construction

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

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: Helmeted bust of Minerva right
Obverse inscription: [DOS]

Reverse description: Triumphal quadriga right
Reverse inscription: [L. RVBRI]

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Rubrius Dossenus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 348/3
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Chediston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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