DENO-AE578E: Roman coin: denarius of Mark Antony

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-AE578E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete silver Roman Republican denarius of Mark Antony, dating to the period 32- 31 BC (Reece Period 1). Legionary coinage. Obverse: [ANT AVG] III VIR RP; galley right. Reverse: illegible; legionary eagle between two standards. Struck at a travelling mint. Sear I, p.283-4, nos 1479-83.

Diameter: 17.6mm; Thickness: 1.5mm; Weight: 2.77g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Phil Hughes
Identified by: Mr Phil Hughes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E8739

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: Galley right
Obverse inscription: VRRPC

Reverse description: Draped figure facing right with spear
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : I p. 283-4, nos 1479-83

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Legsby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1286
Four figure Latitude: 53.35902235
Four figure longitude: -0.31855817
1:25K map: TF1286
1:10K map: TF18NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 6 months ago

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