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Unique ID: WREX-A65BD4
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver Roman Republican denarius, possibly of the moneyer Cn Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, dating to the period c.88 BC.
Obverse has helmeted bust of Mars seen from behind with head turned right, spear over left shoulder and sword over right.
Reverse has Victory in a biga right, in exergue CN.LENTVL
Mint of Rome.
Cf. RRC (Crawford), p. 356, no. 345/1
Diameter: 16mm;Weight: 2.6g
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 16 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th March 2018 - Monday 14th May 2018
Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1355
Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Mars seen from behind with head turned right, spear over left shoulder and sword over right.
Reverse description: Victory in a biga right
Reverse inscription: CN.LENTVL
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Republican moneyer: Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus, Cn.
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