LANCUM-4EA65B: Silver denarius

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Unique ID: LANCUM-4EA65B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver Roman denarius of Tiberius, dating to AD 14-37 (Reece Period 1). Obverse: [TI CAESAR] DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS (retrograde); laureate head right. Reverse:  PONTIF MAXIM (retrograde); female figure seated right on chair with ornate legs, holding sceptre and olive branch. The coin is 18.44mm in diameter and 1.74mm in thickness. RIC I, p. 95, no. 30

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.74 mm
Diameter: 18.44 mm

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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
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [TI CAESAR] DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS (retrograde)

Reverse description: Female figure seated right on chair with ornate legs, holding sceptre and olive branch; single exergual line
Reverse inscription: PONTIF MAXIM (retrograde)

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Tiberius 30
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 95, no. 30

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4974
Four figure Latitude: 54.15926304
Four figure longitude: -2.78250248
1:25K map: SD4974
1:10K map: SD47SE
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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