LEIC-188874: 188874 roman denarius of Titus

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Unique ID: LEIC-188874

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Titus (AD 79-81), TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, dolphin around anchor, Mint of Rome, AD 80. RIC II (2nd ed) 113. (Sear 2518 RIC II, 1st ed 27(b))


part of Lubbesthorpe hoard 2005 T410 The variant with head left is rare.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: left facing laureate bust

Reverse description: Dolphin entwined around anchor
Reverse inscription: TR P IX IMP XV[…]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
Parish or ward: Lubbesthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5200
Four figure Latitude: 52.595316
Four figure longitude: -1.233765
1:25K map: SK5200
1:10K map: SK50SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: loros rally

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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