WMID-2A2337: Roman coin: Republican denarius of L. Marcus Philippus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-2A2337

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver republican denarius of the moneyer L. Marcius Philippus, dating to the period c.56 BC (Reece Period 1). Obverse: [ANCVS], Head of Ancius Marcus right, lituus behind. Reverse: PHILIPPVS [AQVA MAR], Aqueduct on which stands an equestrian statue, legend within arches of the aqueduct. Mint of Rome. As RRC 425/1

Diameter: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 56 BC
Date to: Circa 56 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd December 2017 - Saturday 2nd December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right, probable lituus behind head
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Aqueduct on which stands and equestrian statue
Reverse inscription: probably PHILIPPVS [ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Republican moneyer: Marcius Philippus, L.
RRC Identifier: RRC 425/1
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Elford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1909
Four figure Latitude: 52.67837081
Four figure longitude: -1.7204125
1:25K map: SK1909
1:10K map: SK10NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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