BM-2AB938: Roman coin: plated Republican denarius of M. Antony, Legionary Series

Rights Holder: The British Museum
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: BM-2AB938

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A plated silver Roman Republican denarius of M. Antonius, dating to the period 32-31 BC (Reece period 1). Reverse type depicting an Aquila between two standards, LEG XV below. Travelling mint with Mark Antony. As RRC (Crawford), p. 540, no. 544/30.

Notes:

Details and images kindly supplied by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 32 BC
Date to: Circa 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th April 1979

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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: Moving with Republican issuer
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Ship right with sceptre tied with fillet on prow, above ANT.AVG, below III.VIR.R.P.C.
Obverse inscription: ANT.AVG / III.VIR.R.P.C

Reverse description: Aquila between two standards, LEG XV below
Reverse inscription: LEG XV

Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
RRC Identifier: RRC 544/30
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : 544/30

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Broome

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: BM-6A334C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A silver Roman Republican denarius of M. Antonius, dating to the period 32-31 BC (Reece period 1). Reverse type depicting an Aquila between tw…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: WAW-993FA4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman Republican silver denarius, struck for Mark Antony at a travelling mint, 32-31BC. Galley and standards; LEG XV. RRC 544/30
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-BED711
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A silver Roman Republican denarius of Mark Antony (Antonius, M); [LEG ]V[ }; Legionary Eagle (aquila) between standards; Travelling Mint, 32…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.