CAM-9AA1A8: Roman coin : Republican Denarius

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-9AA1A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer Mn. Acilius Glabrio, dating to the period c.49 BC (Reece period 1). Obverse: Laureate head of Salus right, SALVTIS upwards behind. Reverse: Valetudo standing left resting left arm on column and holding snake in right hand. On right MN.ACIL[IV]S downwards, on left III.VIR.VALETV. Mint of Rome. As RRC, p. 461, no. 442/1a.

Die axis is 2 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.77 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Salvs right.
Obverse inscription: [S]ALVTIS

Reverse description: Valetudo standing left resting left arm on column and holding snake in right hand. On right MN.ACIL[IV]S downwards, on left III.VIR.VALETV
Reverse inscription: MN.ACIL[IV]S - III.VIR.VALETV

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Acilius, Mn.
RRC Identifier: RRC 442/1a
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 461, no. 442/1a

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: East Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Updated: 6 months ago

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