LEIC-F0CDB6: Roman silver Denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: LEIC-F0CDB6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Vespasian, Rome, Reverse type Vesta? is so 72AD (RIC 50?).


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 72

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st December 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAES V]ESP AVG [P M COS IIII]

Reverse description: Vesta standing left?
Reverse inscription: [VES]TA in field?

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Caddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0818
Four figure Latitude: 51.850157
Four figure longitude: -0.43345
1:25K map: TL0818
1:10K map: TL01NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sear, D.R. 1988 Roman Coins and their Values Seaby 436 2316

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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