NLM-0C2293: Copy Denarius from Market Rasen

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Unique ID: NLM-0C2293

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

White metal

Coin. Forgery of a Flavian Denarius, possibly of Titus (79-81), Sear vol. 1 page 466 no. 2518.

Obverse description: Bust right.

Reverse description; Tripod surmounted by dolphin.

Reverse inscription: [---]MP XV COS VIII[---]

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 2.38gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Forgery of a Flavian Denarius
Inscription: reverse: [---]MP XV COS VIII[---]

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: Circa AD 79
Date to: Circa AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17300

Materials and construction

Primary material: White metal
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Bust right. Reverse

Reverse description: Tripod surmounted by dolphin
Reverse inscription: [---]MP XV COS VIII[---]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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