LVPL-922028: Roman coin: denarius of Otho

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-922028

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete Roman silver denarius of Otho (AD 69) dating to AD 69 (Reece period 3). Reverse type unclear. Coin appears to be cut in half to remove the reverse and a portion is missing from the side.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 16.08 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Otho
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: [...]
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Marbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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