NARC-ECEC14: NARC-ECEC14 : Denarius : Republic

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Unique ID: NARC-ECEC14

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A complete silver Republic Denarius of the moneyer P. Porcius Laeca, dating to the period 110-109 BC. Reece Period 1. Reverse depicts a figure in military dress left, with right hand raised, on left a figure in toga gesturing with right hand, on right an attendant with one rod in right hand and two in left, PROVOCO in exergue. Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 18.78mm, Thickness: 1.58mm, Weight: 3.4g.

RRC, p. 313, no. 301/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 110 BC
Date to: Circa 109 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.58 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 18.78 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
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, [ROMA] above, [P.LAECA] behind
Obverse inscription: [ROMA]/[P.LAECA]

Reverse description: figure in military dress left, with right hand raised, on left a figure in toga gesturing with right hand, on right an attendant with one rod in right hand and two in left
Reverse inscription: [PROVOCO]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Porcius Laeca, P.
RRC Identifier:
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