LVPL-9C11D3: Republican denarius

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Unique ID: LVPL-9C11D3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Republican silver denarius of Petillius Capitolinus, Jupiter and temple, Rome, 43 BC. RRC 487/1 In worn condition.


This is from a moderately sized issue with 34 obverse and 45 reverse dies recorded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: 43 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath
Identified by: Mr Nick Herepath
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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head of Jupiter right
Obverse inscription: [CAPITOLINVS]

Reverse description: Hexastyle temple
Reverse inscription: [PETILLIVS]

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Republican moneyer: Petillius Capitolinus
RRC Identifier: RRC 487/1
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewsbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4913
Four figure Latitude: 52.71224452
Four figure longitude: -2.75635371
1:25K map: SJ4913
1:10K map: SJ41SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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