SF-7A4826: SF-7A4826

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SF-7A4826

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver Roman Republican denarius, probably of the moneyer P. Cornelius Sula, dating to 151 BC (Reece Period 1), Helmeted head of Roma and Victory in biga. Mint of Rome. RRC p. 249, cf. no. 205/1.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 151 BC
Date to: Exactly 151 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref: 1457

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Republic
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma right; [X to left]
Obverse inscription: -

Reverse description: Victory riding in biga right
Reverse inscription: Probably: P.SVL(lig)A

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 249, cf. no. 205/1

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Debenham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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.

Similar objects

Find number: PUBLIC-FD02F6
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Silver Republican denarius, moneyer C. RENIVS. Rome mint, 138 B.C (Reece Period 1), Helmeted head of Roma right / C RENI, ROMA, Juno in biga …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NCL-2C54F6
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Roman Republican silver denarius of M. Marcius, dating to 134 BC (Reece Period 1), Helmeted head of Roma / Victory in biga right. Mint of R…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: DUR-20C787
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Struck silver Roman Republican denarius of the moneyer Marcus Cipius, Rome, AD 115-4 BC. Roma / Victory in biga. RRC 289/1. Reece 1
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.