NARC-0545D6: NARC-0545D6 : Denarius : Galba

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-0545D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Denarius of Galba dating to the period AD 68-69. (Reece Period 3). DIVA AVGVSTA reverse type depicts Livia holding a patera and sceptre. Mint of Tarraco.

Diameter: 17.65mm, Thickness: 2.28mm, Weight: 3.2g.

RIC Vol I, P 337, No 167

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 68
Date to: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.28 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 17.65 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Spain
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right 
Obverse inscription: IMP/GALBA 

Reverse description: Livia holding a patera and sceptre 
Reverse inscription: DIVA [A]VGVSTA 

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27987955
Four figure longitude: -1.12195133
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 4 months ago
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