LVPL-471A01: Roman republican denari

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Unique ID: LVPL-471A01

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An incomplete silver Roman Republican denarius, possibly of the moneyer C. Vibius Pansa, dating to the period c.90 BC (Reece period 1). Reverse type depicting Minerva(?) in a quadriga right, unclear legend in exergue. Mint of Rome. Cf. RRC pp. 346-347, nos. 342/5a-b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 90 BC
Date to: Circa 90 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Tuesday 24th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

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: Laureate head of Apollo right.
Obverse inscription: [PANSA]

Reverse description: Minerva(?) in a quadriga right, unclear legend in exergue
Reverse inscription: [C.VIBIVS.C.F]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Vibius Pansa, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 342/5b
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bickley Hall Farm

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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