DUR-B83431: Silver cut denarius, probably of a Flavian ruler Vespasian, Titus or Domitian), 69-81

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B83431

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver cut denarius, probably of a Flavian ruler (Vespasian, Titus or Domitian), 69-81 Mint unclear Obv. [ ]…AVG; unclear head right (jewelled face) Rev. [ ]; figure left, holding sceptre or similar Reece 4

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 69
Date to: AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 15.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Flavian (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: unclear head right (jewelled face)
Obverse inscription: [ ]…AVG

Reverse description: figure left, holding sceptre or similar
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shincliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2940
Four figure Latitude: 54.754116
Four figure longitude: -1.550937
1:25K map: NZ2940
1:10K map: NZ24SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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