SF-A8E4FA: Roman coin: gold aureus of Tiberius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A8E4FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold aureus of Tiberius (AD 14-37) dating to c. AD 14-37 (Reece period 1). Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM, Pax seated right holding long sceptre and branch. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC vol. II (2nd edition), p. 95, no. 29.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 14
Date to: Circa AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.81 g
Diameter: 18.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tiberius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Pax seated right holding sceptre and branch
Reverse inscription: PONTIF MAXIM

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: North Essex

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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