BH-894222: Republican Denarius of Vibia

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Unique ID: BH-894222

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver coin of Roman Republican date. Denarius of Vibia (c. 48 BC). The coin has been struck off-centre and is slightly worn and corroded. It measures 19mm diameter by 1.6mm thick and weighs 3.47g.

Class: Denarius
Sub class: Republican

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 49 BC
Date to: Circa 47 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 3.47 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Gil Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/24 - 11

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]
Obverse description: Head of Vibia right.
Obverse inscription: [PANSA]

Reverse description: Ceres walking right with two outsretched torches, plough before.
Reverse inscription: C. VIBIVS C.F.C.N

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Ashwell

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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