PUBLIC-2187FE: Roman Republican denarius 122BC

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2187FE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of moneyer M. Papirius Carbo, dating to c.122 BC (Reece period 1). M.CA[RBO], in exergue [ROMA], reverse type depicting Jupiter in a quadriga right holding reins and sceptre in left hand, hurling a thunderbolt with right. Mint of Rome. As RRC, p. 295, no. 276/1.

The coin is 18.17mm in diameter and 1.75mm thick. It weighs 3.8gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 122 BC
Date to: Circa 122 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 18.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 head of Roma right, X below chin, branch(?) behind head.

Reverse description: Jupiter in a quadriga right holding reins and sceptre in left hand, hurling a thunderbolt with right.
Reverse inscription: M.CA[RBO], in exergue [ROMA].

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Republican moneyer: Papirius Carbo, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 276/1
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p.295, no. 276/1

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Great Maplestead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8034
Four figure Latitude: 51.97531066
Four figure longitude: 0.61926599
1:25K map: TL8034
1:10K map: TL83SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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