WREX-64F355: Silver denarius of Caligula (AD 37-41) Mint of Lugdunum, AD 37

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-64F355

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Caligula (AD 37-41) Mint of Lugdunum, AD 37

Obv. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT COS; Bare head of Caligula right

Rev. No legend. Radiate head of Augustus right, between two stars

RIC I, p. 108, no. 2

Diameter: 18.9mm; weight: 3.1g

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 37
Date to: Exactly AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th February 2019 - Tuesday 28th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NWales PAS 190528

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head of Caligula right
Obverse inscription: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT COS

Reverse description: Radiate head of Augustus right, between two stars
Reverse inscription: no legend

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Gaius/Caligula 2
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Whittington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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