NCL-FDDB51: Roman coin: denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: NCL-FDDB51

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver denarius of Vespasian, AD 74, mint of Rome.

RIC vol II, p23, no 75.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 74
Date to: Circa AD 74

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.46 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd February 2011 - Thursday 3rd March 2011

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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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN...

Reverse description: double-headed standard with wings
Reverse inscription: PON M...COS V

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Newsham with Breckenbrough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3784
Four figure Latitude: 54.250351
Four figure longitude: -1.433643
1:25K map: SE3784
1:10K map: SE38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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