LEIC-188874: 188874 roman denarius of Titus

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COIN

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))

Notes:

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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
Obverse inscription: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M

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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