BUC-445BD6: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-445BD6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find 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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 47 BC
Date to: Circa 46 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.7 mm
Width: 17.2 mm
Weight: 3.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th August 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5072

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: 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: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : p. 471, no. 458/1

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Princes Risborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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