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Unique ID: BM-942098

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Vespasian dating to AD 76 (Reece period 4). COS VII reverse type depicting eagle standing on garlanded base. Mint of Rome. RIC II, Pt I, p. 120, no. 847)

Notes:

SF 1039

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 76
Date to: Exactly AD 76

Dimensions and weight

Diameter: 20 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Reverse description: Eagle standing front on garlanded base, thunderbolt in claws, wings open.
Reverse inscription: COS VII
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Denarius of Vespasian

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Spatial metadata

Region: North East
County: Darlington
District: Darlington
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Updated: Tuesday 30th July 2013

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