BUC-BE10A1: Roman coin: Denarius

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Unique ID: BUC-BE10A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a possible silver Roman denarius of an unknown ruler. The fragment is a small part of one edge of the coin, about a third of the original coin remains. The obverse depicts the back of a head, and the reverse depicts a standard or trophy. The break is worn, and the coin is now slightly dished.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.6 mm
Width: 8.2 mm
Weight: 0.88 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Obverse description: Bust right

Reverse description: Standard

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7320
Four figure Latitude: 51.87380342
Four figure longitude: -0.94104536
1:25K map: SP7320
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find Submitted for Recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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