SF-126A43: SF-126A43

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-126A43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver plated base silver contemporary copy of a denarius of Tiberius, dating to the period AD 14-37 (Reece Period 1). The reverse copies PONTIF MAXIM [retrograde], depicting a female figure, seated right on a chair with ornate legs, holding sceptre and olive branch. This coin is copied from RIC I, p. 95, no. 30. Such copies are quite commonly found in Britain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 14
Date to: Circa AD 37

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.09 mm
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 17.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 17th April 2019

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Female figure, seated right on a chair with ornate legs, holding sceptre and olive branch.
Reverse inscription: [PO]NTIF [MAXIM] [retrograde]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 95, cf. no. 30

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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.

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