WAW-C0D3F4: Roman coin: denarius of Galba (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-C0D3F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A silver denarius of Galba (AD 68 - 69), dating to the period AD 68 - 69 (Reece period 3). TRES GALLIAE reverse type depicting three female busts, all draped with hair knotted behind, in row to right. Globes at points of busts. . Mint of possibly Vienna. RIC Vol I (2nd ed), pg. 237, No. 89.

The coin has been damaged on two edges recently.

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: 3.27 g
Diameter: 17.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Thursday 17th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Mr Guy Gordon
Secondary identifier: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Galba, in military dress, riding right, levelling javelin with right hand.
Obverse inscription: SER GALBA IMP

Reverse description: Three female busts, all draped with hair knotted behind, in row to right. Globes at points of busts.
Reverse inscription: [T]RES GALL[IAE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Galba 89
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Inkberrow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0356
Four figure Latitude: 52.20222137
Four figure longitude: -1.95752168
1:25K map: SP0356
1:10K map: SP05NW
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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