CORN-26DA74: reverse of Republican denarius

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Unique ID: CORN-26DA74

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Republican denarius or denarius serratus with probably a bearded laureate head of Jupiter on S (dot) C downwards behind the bust. Reverse showing quadriga right. Possibly of moneyer Q Antonius Balbus, 83-2 BC; (RRC 364/1d; BMCRR Rome 2750)

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 83 BC
Date to: 82 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.73 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st December 2004 - Friday 31st December 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Ian Leins

Materials and construction

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

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: Possibly
Obverse description: bearded laureate head of Jupiter on S (dot) C downwards behind the bust
Obverse inscription: S C

Reverse description: quadriga facing right
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Antonius Balbus, Q.
RRC Identifier: RRC 364/1d
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
Parish or ward: Wigginton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9510
Four figure Latitude: 51.780611
Four figure longitude: -0.624314
1:25K map: SP9510
1:10K map: SP91SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
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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