DENO-340DE5: Roman coin; Civil War denarius, o. Vesta, r. Jupiter, Capitolinus.

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Unique ID: DENO-340DE5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Republic coin; silver denarius of the Civil Wars pro-Vitellian forces in southern Gaul, March AD69, Sear 2085, RIC 128a. Vesta obverse, Jupiter in distyle temple I O MAX CAPITOLINVS reverse. Diameter 17.85mm, weight 3.10g.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 17.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E5817

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Civil War (coinage)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Veiled and draped bust of Vesta right, lighted torch before.
Obverse inscription: VESTA-P R QVIRITIVM

Reverse description: Distyle temple containing statue of Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and sceptre.
Reverse inscription: I O [MAX]-CAPITO-LINVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : I p. 214, no. 128a

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
To be known as: Norbury and Roston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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