SOM-DDE847: Republican silver denarius of moneyer Mn. Cordius Rufus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DDE847

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

Roman Republican silver denarius of the moneyer Mn. Cordius Rufus, minted at Rome and dating to 46 BC (Reece period 1). RVFVS S C, Head of Venus right; MV CORDIVS, Cupid on dolphin right. RRC, p. 473, no. 463/3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 46 BC
Date to: Exactly 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.33 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th September 2017 - Monday 25th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr Chris Lovell
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19811

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: Head of Venus facng right
Obverse inscription: [RV]FVS . S . C

Reverse description: Cupid on dolphin right.
Reverse inscription: [M]V . CORDIV[S], MV ligated

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Cordius Rufus, Mn.
RRC Identifier: RRC 463/3
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : 463/3

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Withycombe CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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