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Unique ID: BUC-445BD6
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
A silver Roman Republican denarius of Julius Caesar, dating to the period c.47-46 BC (Reece Period 1). CAESAR (downwards) reverse type depicting Aeneas left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder. African mint. As RRC p. 471, no. 458/1.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 17.7 mm
Width: 17.2 mm
Weight: 3.07 g
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th August 2019
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Other reference: AYBCM 5072
Denomination: Denarius (Roman Republic)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: African Mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head of Venus right, diademed, wearing necklace; hair in knot, falling in two locks.
Reverse description: Aeneas walking left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder.
Reverse inscription: CAESAR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Republican moneyer: Iulius Caesar, C.
RRC Identifier: RRC 458/1
Status qualifier: Certain
4 Figure: SP8102
Four figure Latitude: 51.71089633
Four figure longitude: -0.82906376
1:25K map: SP8102
1:10K map: SP80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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