SWYOR-2923E2: Roman coin; denarius of Titus

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Unique ID: SWYOR-2923E2

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A silver Roman coin, a denarius of Titus (79 - 81 AD) in honour of the deified Vespasian. Two Capricorns supporting a shield on the revrse. See Sear Volume I number 2569.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1181

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head of vespasian right
Obverse inscription: DIVVS AVGVSTVS VESPASIANVS [retrograde]

Reverse description: SC on circular shield supported by two capricorns back to back, globe below.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : I 2569

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Aberford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4337
Four figure Latitude: 53.827495
Four figure longitude: -1.348203
1:25K map: SE4337
1:10K map: SE43NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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