DENO-45D1F3: Roman Coin: Denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-45D1F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Coin: Complete struck or hammered silver denarius of Vespasian (AD. 69-79). Reverse type is IOVIS CVSTOS with Jupiter standing left sacrificing out of a patera onto an altar and holding a sceptre. Minted AD. 75-79. Coin Reference: RIC II (2), number 124(a).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 75
Date to: Exactly AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 30th April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6940

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left sacrificing out of a patera onto an altar and holding a sceptre.
Reverse inscription: IOVIS CVSTOS

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

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2) 124(a)

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Bolsover (District)
To be known as: Whitwell

Spatial coordinates


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: Woodland
Specific landuse: Parkland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: Wednesday 7th July 2010
Updated: Wednesday 7th July 2010

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