BM-942098: Denarius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-942098

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver denarius of Vespasian dating to AD 76 (Reece period 4). COS VII reverse type depicting eagle standing on garlanded base. Mint of Rome. RIC II, Pt I, p. 120, no. 847)

Notes:

SF 1039

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 76
Date to: Exactly AD 76

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Lundock
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Eagle standing front on garlanded base, thunderbolt in claws, wings open.
Reverse inscription: COS VII

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Piercebridge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: BM
Created: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Updated: Tuesday 30th July 2013

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