BERK-3082A5: Roman coin: denarius of Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-3082A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver denarius of Augustus (31 BC - AD 14) dating to 2 BC - AD 4 (Reece period 1). C L CAESARES [AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT] reverse type depicting Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing, each, togate, resting hand on shield and spear, simpulum, left, and lituus, right, flanking, right and left respectively. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC Volume I, second edition, no. 210.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 2 BC
Date to: Circa AD 4

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 4.49 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0122

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: Head of Augustus, laureate, right
Obverse inscription: CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE

Reverse description: Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing, each, togate, resting hand on shield and spear, simpulum, left, and lituus, right, flanking, right and left respectively
Reverse inscription: C L CAESARES//[ AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT]

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Augustus 210
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 1 210

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4333
Four figure Latitude: 51.09470339
Four figure longitude: -1.38734118
1:25K map: SU4333
1:10K map: SU43SW
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
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