PUBLIC-23A7A3: Roman silver denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-23A7A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver denarius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to AD 79 (Reece Period 4), TR POT X COS VIIII, Ceres seated left with corn ears, poppy and torch. Mint of Rome. RIC II (2nd ed), p. 135, no. 1062.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 79
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG (retrograde)

Reverse description: Ceres seated left with corn ears and torch
Reverse inscription: TR POT X COS VIIII

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 1062
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed) p. 135, no. 1062

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7826
Four figure Latitude: 52.825894
Four figure longitude: -0.843842
1:25K map: SK7826
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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