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Unique ID: LANCUM-A3FC47

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

Silver Denarius, Galba, Tarraco, AD 68-69, RIC I (2nd ed.), Galba, No. 60.

O: SER·GALBA·IMP·CAESAR·AVG·P·M·TR·P. Laureate bust, right.

R: ROMA VICTRIX. Roma standing left, foot on globe, holding spear and extending olive branch.

Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]. This denarius of Galba (c15) is noteworthy and rare; and possibly worthy of inclusion in the Coin Register of the British Numismatic Journal. The diameter is 18mm and the weight 3.42g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 68
Date to: Exactly AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.42 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th September 2018 - Tuesday 25th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ELM18 (0002) SF29

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galba
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right.
Obverse inscription: SER·GALBA·IMP·CAESAR·AVG·P·M·TR·P.

Reverse description: Roma standing left, foot on globe, holding spear and extending olive branch.
Reverse inscription: ROMA VICTRIX.

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Galba 60
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

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)
Parish or ward: Garton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9957
Four figure Latitude: 53.99955279
Four figure longitude: -0.49118889
1:25K map: SE9957
1:10K map: SE95NE
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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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