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Unique ID: PUBLIC-24CBD2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of Julius Caesar, dating to the period 49-48 BC (Reece period 1). CAESAR reverse type depicting an Elephant right, trampling on a dragon, the legend in exergue. Travelling mint moving with Caesar. As RRC, p. 461, no. 443/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 49 BC
Date to: Circa 48 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.03 mm
Weight: 3.54 g
Diameter: 17.68 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul King
Identified by: Mr Paul King
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Pontificial implements (culullus, aspergillum, axe, and apex)

Reverse description: Elephant right, trampling on dragon, legend in exergue
Reverse inscription: CAESAR

Republican moneyer: Iulius Caesar, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 443/1
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 461, no. 443/1

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: JHFLR

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Archaeological Fieldwalking & Metal-Detecting Survey
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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