LEIC-E155E6: Roman silver denarius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: LEIC-E155E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman silver (plated) denarius of Vespasian, IVDAEA reverse, captive under military trophies, Rome 69-70, RIC 15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 70

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
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: right facing laureate bust

Reverse description: figure seated under military trophies
Reverse inscription: IVDAEA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Farnsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6356
Four figure Latitude: 53.097494
Four figure longitude: -1.060596
1:25K map: SK6356
1:10K map: SK65NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found many years ago

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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