NMGW-981BC4: Roman gold coin

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-981BC4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A gold Roman aureus of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14), dating to the period c.9-8 BC (Reece period 1). C L CAESARES (in exergue), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT reverse type depicting Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing resting hand on shield, spear behind each shield, above a simpulum to left and lituus to right. Mint of Lyon. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 55, no. 206.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 9 BC
Date to: Circa 8 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th August 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Besly
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2017.200

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS-DIVI F PATER PATRIAE

Reverse description: Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing resting hand on shield, spear behind each shield, above a simpulum to left and lituus to right
Reverse inscription: C L CAESARES (in exergue), AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 206
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 55, no. 206

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llantrisant Fawr (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3800
Four figure Latitude: 51.69530862
Four figure longitude: -2.89842857
1:25K map: SO3800
1:10K map: SO30SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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