LIN-117E74: Silver Roman denarius of Titus

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Unique ID: LIN-117E74

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A silver Roman denarius of Titus, emperor from 79 to 81. With the reverse showing capricorne left, struck in 79 AD at Rome. Ref.: RIC 19. BMCRE 35. CBN 32. RSC 294.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 79
Date to: Exactly AD 81

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Amelie Vallee
Identified by: Miss Amelie Vallee

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head of Titus right

Reverse description: Capricorn left, globe below.
Reverse inscription: TR P VIIII IMP XV COS VII P P

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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