ESS-3D4C26: ESS-3D4C26 Roman coin: denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: ESS-3D4C26

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver coin: Commemorative issue Denarius of Vespasian. Dating 80-81AD, Reece period 4. Die axis 6. RIC II, p123 59a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 80
Date to: Circa AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 18.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Thursday 25th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CHMR 5959

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]
Obverse description: Bust, right

Reverse description: Victory standing left, placing shield on trophy at left, captive at base of trophy
Reverse inscription: EX/SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Epping Forest (District)
Parish or ward: High Laver (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5108
Four figure Latitude: 51.750349
Four figure longitude: 0.186056
1:25K map: TL5108
1:10K map: TL50NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: 7 years ago

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