CAM-A88215: Roman coin : Silver denarius, possibly a contempory copy, of Tiberius - PONTIF - MAXIM

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-A88215

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman denarius of Tiberius (AD 14-37), dating to the period AD 14-37 (Reece period 1). PONTIF-MAXIM reverse type depicting a female figure seated right, right hand holding inverted spear, left holding branch, on chair with ornamented legs and single horizontal line below. Mint of Rome. As RIC I, p. 95, no. 30.

Die axis is 3 o'clock. Weight is 2.82g, diameter is 18.8mm, thickness is 2.2mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 14
Date to: Circa AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.82 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th February 2018 - Sunday 18th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tiberius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [TI] CAESAR DIVI-AVG F AVGVS[TVS]

Reverse description: Female figure seated right, right hand holding inverted spear, left holding branch, on chair with ornamented legs and single horizontal line below.
Reverse inscription: PONTIF-MAXIM

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Tiberius 30
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : I, p. 95, no. 30

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Hurstbourne Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4148
Four figure Latitude: 51.22972224
Four figure longitude: -1.41419434
1:25K map: SU4148
1:10K map: SU44NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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