BM-6A334C: Roman coin: Republican denarius of M. Antonius

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-6A334C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman Republican denarius of M. Antonius, dating to the period 32-31 BC (Reece period 1). Reverse type depicting an Aquila between two standards, [LEG...] below. Travelling mint with Mark Antony. As RRC (Crawford), no. 544.

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Coin identified from images kindly supplied by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 32 BC
Date to: Circa 31 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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: Ship right with sceptre tied with fillet on prow, above ANT.AVG, below III.VIR.R.P.C
Obverse inscription: ANT.AVG / III.VIR.R.P.C

Reverse description: Aquila between two standards, [LEG...] below
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Republican moneyer: Antonius, M.
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Shenstone

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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