YORYM-40C2E2: Roman Coin : Denarius of Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-40C2E2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Augustus dating to the period 15 - 13 BC (Reece Period 1). IMP X ACT reverse type depicting Apollo Citharoedus standing left in long drapery, holding plectrum in right hand and a lyre in left hand. Mint of Lugdunum.

RIC I, p.52, no.171a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 15 BC
Date to: Circa 13 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05977

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: AVGVSTVS DIVI F

Reverse description: Apollo Citharoedus standing left in long drapery holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left hand
Reverse inscription: IMP X ACT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 171A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p.52, no.171a

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tickton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0541
Four figure Latitude: 53.85462121
Four figure longitude: -0.40518325
1:25K map: TA0541
1:10K map: TA04SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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