LEIC-6ACB66: Roman silver and copper alloy denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-6ACB66

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver and copper alloy denarius of Vespasian 17mm in diameter, 2mm thick and weighing 2.40 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 69
Date to: AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: right facing bust very worn
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: standing female with right arm holding scales or patera? left arm draped, with possible altar or table behind her
Reverse inscription: not visible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Northampton (District)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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